News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources wishes to advise the public, per the Public Health (COVID-19 Emergency Powers)(Stay at Home) Regulations 2021, registered commercial farmers are exempt to move about in the course of performing their work. 

The Ministry of National Security will now also permit farmers to sell local produce at certain roadside stalls or their home bases from 7am to 7pm. An exemption letter is required. Any commercial farmer requiring an exemption letter should contact the Ministry of National Security at  
Selling: A registered commercial farmer may sell with payment being pre-paid or on-site payment, as well as delivery of product from their place of business between 7am and 7pm Monday to Saturday, as per all directions of the Minister of Health at the following sites:
  • Westover Farm (Ritchie Bascome), Farm Base, Daniel’s Head, Sandys
  • J&J Produce (Rolland Hill) – Farm Base, Astwood Park, Warwick 
  • Wadson’s Farm (Tom Wadson) – Farm Base, Lukes Pond Road, Southampton 
  • Amaral Farms (Carlos Amaral) – Farm Base, Bleak Farm, Watlington Road, Devonshire 
  • Windy Bank Farms (Malcolm Smith) – Farm Base, Windy Bank, Middle Road, Smiths 
  • Hideaway Farms ( Hans Olander) – Farm Base, Jacob’s Point Road, St. George’s 
  • DeSilva Farms (Manuel DeSilva) – Farm Base, Marguarita Lane, Middle Road, Devonshire 
  • Pacheco & Sons (Roger Pacheco) – Farm Base, Locust Hall, Devonshire 
  • Powell Farm (Michael Powell) – Farm Base, Watlington Lane, Devonshire
Commercial farmers may operate a roadside stand to sell fresh local produce between the hours of 7am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday. 
  • J&J Produce (Junior Hill) – entrance of Melville South, Devonshire
  • Amaral Farms (Carlos Amaral) – opposite Garthowen Est., Middle Road, Devonshire
  • Raphael Barnett – Court Street, Pembroke
  • Benjamin D’Estrella – Burchall’s Cove, Hamilton Parish
  • Smith’s Farms (Milton Williams) – opposite White Hill Field, Sandys
  • Dill Pickles Farm (Jevaughn Dill) – Rubber Tree, near Warwick Post Office; grass field just south of MAWI; Government Health Clinic, Hamilton 
  • Saleem Madyun – Rockaway, Southampton; Tivoli Park, Warwick
  • Scratcher Farms (Audley Shepherd) – between Barnes Corner and Frank’s Bay, Southampton
  • Gardiner Fruits & Vegetables (Wilbur Burt)- Farm Base, Cedar Ave, Pembroke
  • D.R. Farms (Daniel Renaud) – Pond House Road, Smith’s 
  • Jones Farm (Sheldon Jones) – Devon Springs Road, Smiths
  • Roots Gardening, (Brian Swan) – Abbot’s Cliff, Hamilton Parish
  • Wadson’s Farm (Tom Wadson) – CSA pick up, Seabright Ave, Paget
  • R. Barnett- Court Street
Both farm stand and roadside operations must adhere to all directions of the Minister of Health; including but not limited to a maximum of two vendors together, ensuring that the number of customers attending the area at any one time is limited and adhering to the approved 6-foot social distancing standards between customers. Masks and gloves must be used by vendors and customers. Hand sanitizer must be available for the use of the sellers. 
Sites will be monitored for compliance by the Agriculture Officer, the Bermuda Police Service, and Royal Bermuda Regiment. Should any farm operation not comply, the Minister of Home Affairs authorizes the above officers to close that operation immediately and only allow it to reopen if directed by the Minister. Permission is valid until the expiration of the named Regulations. 
The permit holder must always carry a hard copy of the permit with them and proof of identification in the form of a Driver’s license or Government-issued ID. Failure to do so will void this permission.
We encourage everyone to be safe and please follow the guidelines and safety precautions provided by the Department of Health at