ALBURY-Wodonga Farmers' Market will stay put in Wodonga as it grapples with tougher border restrictions.
President Melissa Angove said the new rules had dire consequences for the weekly market at Gateway Village.
"Our NSW customers can't come and that will impact us very negatively," she said.
"But 70 per cent of our stallholders are Victorian-based so it wouldn't be plausible to move the market; that would affect most of the stallholders and our Victorian customers too."
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Ms Angove said while many stallholders had online shops, an overarching digital platform wasn't desirable.
"We considered an online shop for the entire market but it goes against everything that our farmers' market stands for," Ms Angove said.
"People want to meet the producers and know where their food comes from; we don't want another faceless method of consuming."
Ms Angove said she hoped the tighter restrictions were not warranted for a long time.
"It's not going to be forever; hopefully, it's just a fortnight," she said.
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