A recent competition for designing farmers markets was hosted by GOOD magazine. Please have a look at: http://www.good.is/post/redesign-your-farmers-market-winners/
A student of mine, Josh Donaldson, and I submitted an entry, you can see it in the markets journal!
best to all,
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Sean Basinski, of the New York's Street Vendor Project, is recently returning from a Fulbright Fellowship in Lagos. He composed the report, "All Fingers are Not Equal." It will be of great interest!
Contact him directly at email@example.com
Find the report on the Markets Journal section of the webpage!
Submitted by Alfonso Morales on Mon, 08/03/2009 - 10:35am.
Recently a student of mine forwarded me this email request for help:
I'm looking for folk who work in communities that regulate street
vendors and peddlers.
You fit the bill, you say?
Great. So, tell me how you handle requests by peddlers/vendors who want,
say, to run a shaved ice cart in front of a boutique--with the boutique
owner's support, of course--for a month.
Do you allow it?
And, if you do allow this sort of thing, is there ever a point (hours per
week/weeks per year) where you conclude the peddler/vendor is doing things
that warrant a look at the approvals pertaining to the site (e.g., site
What defines that point?
Thanks for any input. And if you can, please provide a copy of your
response to X A CITY PLANNER IN THE NORTHEAST.
I responded and asked her to send the following (I HOPE IT HELPS FOLKS!):
Submitted by Alfonso Morales on Wed, 07/29/2009 - 9:17pm.