Single-Use Plastic Carry-out Bag Ban and Farmers Markets

UPDATE – Due to the covid-19 crisis, the bag ban does not go into effect until January 15, 2021. The details below outline the requirements for FM’s when the ban goes into effect.

For full details of the bag ban – follow this link to the Department of Environmental Protection’s Bag Ban Guidance

The 5 cents can be spent at the market or vendors discretion.
Markets may accept single-use plastic bags that have already been used by one customer and reuse them with other customers (bag exchange).

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