Food Access Info Docent - Union Square Greenmarket (Oct)


Event Description:

In an effort to create the safest markets possible we are closing the perimeter of a few of our busiest markets and need assistance with restricting access into markets and crowd control.


We are especially in need of 7am volunteers to help with chalking up the plaza and morning crowd control.


Volunteers will help direct the public (from a safe distance) to practice awareness and social distancing. We will provide you with single-use gloves, hand sanitizer, and wipes, and are enforcing the following measures to ensure the public and your safety:

- Keep 6ft distance between yourself and others and avoid any physical contact.

- Chalk up spaces in market

- Direct participants to line up / stay at least 6 feet apart from each other

- Managing lines

- Assist in restricting certain number of participants entering the market

- If you feel unsafe, please do not hesitate to step back.


Please DO NOT sign up to volunteer if you:

- Are feeling sick or showing any of these symptoms 

- Have knowingly been in close or proximate contact with someone in the past 14 days with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 or who has or had symptoms of COVID-19?

- Have you tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?

- Traveled domestically in the US or internationally within the last 14 days

  • If you have traveled from within one of the designated states with significant community spread, based upon Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 205 issued on June 25, 2020, which has been updated, the following states meet the criteria for required quarantine: please read it right here


Volunteers must be 18 years or older and have previously attended the GrowNYC Volunteer Orientation. New volunteers must take a virtual GrowNYC Volunteer Orientation. 

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Date/Time &
Sat, Oct 31, 2020 - 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM   
Sat, Oct 31, 2020 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM   
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Sat, Oct 31, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM   
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Event Meeting Location: Market Information Tent, Union Square Park

Union Square Park and West 17th Street, New York, NY

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Event Organizer: Nabjot Kaur
917-439-2923 / 212-788-7900 x223
Event Category:
3) Greenmarket / 1) Recycling