October 17-18, 2008
New York, NY
Registration is open for Project for Public Spaces’ fall training seminar: How to Create Successful Markets. This is a two-day training course on public and farmers markets. Participants of this course will learn about the 4 crucial elements to successful markets: the right mix of vendors and products, strong sense of place, solid economic and operational underpinnings, and a firm commitment to the surrounding community.
Through presentations, working groups, and on-site tours of New York City’s open-air farmers markets, indoor public markets, flea markets and urban farms, the workshop will examine the following topics: Benefits of markets; Ingredients of successful markets; Introduction to Placemaking; Market planning process; Community engagement; Partnership building; Sustainable market operations; and Market management.
For more information, visit How to Create Successful Markets.