For Immediate Release - February 22, 2011

Agricultural Officials Host Informational Meeting for Vendors About a New Public Market in Boston

Media Advisory

WHAT:

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (DAR) will host an informational meeting Thursday regarding the development of a year-round indoor public market in Boston. Presenters from DAR and the Project for Public Spaces, the organization selected to assist in the planning and design of the market, will provide an overview and update of the project and describe ways to participate as a vendor. Specialty food producers, commercial fishermen, and farmers are encouraged to attend and provide feedback regarding the market structure, product mix, selling opportunities and activities.

At the conclusion of the meeting, there will be an opportunity to view the proposed site at 136 Blackstone Street, also known as Parcel 7, in the Haymarket Section of Boston.

WHO:

  • DAR Commissioner Scott Soares
  • Project for Public spaces

WHEN:

Thursday February 24, 2011 10:00 am - noon

WHERE:

State House, Room 437, Boston

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