The City of Québec announces the opening spring of the public Market of Sainte-Foy on the avenue Roland-Beaudin, Saturday, in order to allow consumers to purchase flowers and various products of the soil.
Since the construction of the new building was interrupted because of the health crisis, the producers of flowers will settle in tents outside temporarily. The various producers in attendance will have tents individual at their disposal for the occasion.
The Market opens just in time for the beautiful season, but it will remain closed on Sunday until further notice. Customers will have access to it from Monday to Saturday, from 8h to 18h. People will be able to obtain, in particular, perennials and annuals, potting soil, compost, and meat from local producers and some fruits and vegetables of the season.
Controlled access to the site
“The City reminds the public Market of Sainte-Foy will follow the recommendations of the public Health in terms of hygiene and that it will control access to the public by limiting the number of customers present simultaneously. A queue will be put in place if necessary to keep the distance, while traffic will be one-way,” one can read in a press release circulated on Friday morning.
“The hand-washing stations are provided at the entrance and at the exit of the site. No rest area or picnic area is not provided for, nor any public toilet”, says one. The construction of the new building will resume next Monday. Its opening is now planned for July.
The Grand Market is open also
The City also points out that the Great Market, on the site of Expocité, has never been closed since the beginning of the crisis, and that it remains accessible Monday to Saturday from 10h to 17h, but that it remains closed also until further notice the Sunday.