Next month, two outdoor food markets will open in Lower Manhattan. Every Saturday, these “hybrid” markets, like weekly markets in Europe, will offer more diverse products than a strictly defined farmers’ market. With local makers of guacamole and sorbet selling alongside organic farmers, Nina Planck, former director of the New York City Greenmarkets, is striking a symbolic blow at the farmers-only Greenmarket model.

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