Harvest Launceston has cancelled its weekly market until further notice, but management are investigating whether online shopping or home delivery could be possible.
The board of management met on Wednesday to consider government recommendations and medical advice, coming to the decision that the market posed too much of a risk at this time.
In a statement, the Harvest board said fresh produce could be vital for public health, so other measures are being looked into.
"Harvest Launceston recognises that food will remain an essential item throughout this crisis and is working around the clock to launch an online shopping platform and home delivery service to allow the community to access Harvest stallholders' fresh Tasmanian produce without the need for large groups of people co-mingling," the statement reads.
"More information will be made available about this via our mailing list and via our Facebook page."
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The Harvest board said large gatherings were not advisable.
"The board of Harvest Launceston has taken this decision with the public health of our patrons, volunteers, staff and the broader Launceston community as their primary focus," the statement reads.
"The board and management are committed to minimising the disruption this decision will cause to our stallholders and to the broader Launceston community."