@laurazabel is a fan of the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis, where an international theme calls for colorful booths.
@plannerthon says Detroit's Eastern Market, where vendors are shown here getting ready for the day, "is the best I've ever seen."
Both @Duncan_Whitcomb & @dispositif are emphatic fans of the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market in Nova Scotia.
@lyparadis has several favorites in London, including Broadway Market, Spitalfields Market, and the Columbia Flower Market (pictured here).
@crlazaro "was blown away by the Torvehallerne Market in Copenhagen." (We're guessing that he enjoyed it more than the shark at this fishmonger's booth.)
Last week, we published a new feature article on Market Cities. The resulting discussion online produced a long list of Placemakers’ favorite public markets and market districts across five continents. We’ve rounded up photos from a selection of these favorites to create a colorful tour of a dozen bustling, beloved market districts around the world. The differences between these markets can be striking, but all of them share a key similarity. Whether floating on a canal in Indonesia or housed in a grand brick building in the American Midwest, markets are all about the unique power of food to bring people together.
This September’s International Public Markets Conference will be a key opportunity to gather with public market managers, boosters, and organizers to talk about how to create even more vital public spaces centered on food and community. The early bird registration period ends on July 31st–
click here to register today!