Coronavirus doesn't stop opening day for Knightdale strawberry farm
At least 300 people showed up to pick strawberries. Owners reminded pickers to practice social distancing, there was a hand-washing station and a plexi-glass wall at the checkout counter.
GO TO WRAL.COM AND SEARCH FOR LEND A HAND. >>> STRAWBERRY SEASON IS HERE. POPE FARMS HAD OPENING-DAY AND 300 PEOPLE SHOWED UP. THE OWNERS HAVE A HANDWASHING STATION AND SIGNS REMINDING PEOPLE TO SOCIAL DISTANCE AND PLEXIGLASS AT THE COUNTER. ALL IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE IT SAFE FOR THE CUSTOMERS TO ENJOY WHAT THE FARM HAS TO OFFER. >> WE HAVE A HANDWASHING STATION. WE ADVISE PEOPLE TO WASH WHEN THEY GO OUT AND WHEN THEY COME BACK. WE ALSO HAVE PLEXIGLASS AND WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF PUTTING DOWN TAPE. PEOPLE HAVE BEEN VERY RESPONSIVE. WE ASKED PEOPLE NOT TO STAY TOGETHER. THE ONES THAT ARE TOGETHER ARE FAMILY MEMBERS. >> PEOPLE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR