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Special Events & Farmers’ Markets

If you are an organizer or a food vendor at an upcoming special event (e.g. fundraisers, community/religious/service club events) or a farmer’s market, and you intend to serve food to the general public, please complete and submit the appropriate form(s) below to Hastings Prince Edward Public Health.

Event Organizers

Please complete the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Organizer Notification to submit directly to Public Health. (The printable version can be printed and faxed to 613-968-1461).

Food Vendors

Please complete the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Food Vendor Notification to submit directly to Public Health. (The printable version can be printed and faxed to 613-968-1461).

Farmers’ Markets

Please review special requirements and exemptions for farmers’ markets.


Please note that religious organizations, service clubs, or fraternal organizations are exempt from the Food Premises Regulation, as long as they:

  1. Complete and submit the Special Event/Farmers’ Market – Organizer Notification form (above).
  2. Post the Notice to Patrons sign in a conspicuous place at the entrance to the premises.
  3. If applicable, complete the Donors of Potentially Hazardous Food form.

Need More Information About Special Events & Farmers’ Markets?

Call 613-966-5500 or 1-800-267-2803, ext. 677.

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If you are concerned about potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19, please be reassured that any contacts of a confirmed case will be contacted directly and monitored by public health.

Low-risk and indirect contacts should self monitor for symptoms for 14 days from the time of potential exposure and seek testing if symptoms develop. Low risk contacts do not need to isolate unless symptoms develop, and can continue to attend school/work/daycare while monitoring for symptoms.