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 tomorrow 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. Community organizations, residents, business owners, agricultural industry representatives and members of the general public are encouraged to attend and provide feedback about products and vendors, events and market layout.

The Market location is 136 Blackstone Street, also known as Parcel 7, in the Haymarket section of Boston.

WHO:

  • DAR Commissioner Scott Soares
  • Project for Public spaces

WHEN:

Wednesday February 23, 2011 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

WHERE:

Saltonstall Building ( Near the Bowdoin Street and Government Center T stations.) @ 100 Cambridge St., Boston,
2nd Floor, Rooms B, C, D ( Enter from the 100 Cambridge Street entrance and take the escalator to the second floor; valid photo ID required for entry.)

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