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Although this document contains many guidelines that follow California’s rules which may not apply in Colorado, this is a very comprehensive document with many good ideas.
This page offers more specific information for the food and agricultural supply chain.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture has organized an internal Food Security Task Force to understand the impacts COVID-19 is having on the food/ag supply chain in Colorado. The goal is to keep open lines of communication with our stakeholders in an effort to identify barriers that need to be removed or opportunities to activate to ensure food security across the supply chain. If you are seeing bottlenecks or constriction points in the supply chain at any level, please contact this group.
This is primary source for all information on the Outbreak of COVID-19 from the CO Dept. of Public Health and Environment. Click here for updates on the spread and treatment of virus, as well as the Governor’s executive orders, public health orders, resources for staying healthy, for operating your business safely.
This document contains the recommendations compiled from CDPHE recommendations for how farmers markets can operated in a time of COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing. It is subject to frequent revisions.
This guidance document and the accompanying FAQ document contain the procedures and requirements for winery tasting rooms to reopen as of May 26, 2020. Wineries must provide “access to food for on-premise consumption can open. The provision of food/meals must be from a licensed retail food establishment.” And food must be available during all hours you are offering samples of wine or on-premise consumption.
The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network offers no-cost consulting and low-cost training for entrepreneurs in every county in Colorado. They are also offering Workshops focusing on the current COVID-19 crisis and keeping your small business afloat.
Information compiled by Colorado State University’s Extension service and Produce Safety Collaboration for agribusinesses.
Cultivation Station, a business development podcast from The Colorado Department of Agriculture’s Colorado Proud program, dives into the rich and diverse world of food and agricultural businesses. Whether you’re just beginning to think about starting a food or ag business in Colorado, or your operation is already up and running, the many topics covered, expert insight and insider tips and tricks can help you be successful!