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Local Farmers Market Delivering Fresh Produce To Those Most Vulnerable To COVID-19

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A mobile farmers market is now delivering fresh produce and basic necessities to the doors of those most vulnerable to COVID-19, free of charge.

The Civic Works’ Mobile Farmers Market is traditionally used to sell fresh, locally grown produce at low prices in areas where healthy food is limited, but COVID-19 has made them temporarily change their mission.

“We knew we had to do something really quickly,” said Gwen Kokes, the Civic Works’ Food & Farm Program director. “A lot of older adults are really reliant on us.”

They decided to deliver produce, toilet paper, hand sanitizer and even prepared meals to their door, free of charge.

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