hittin' bouwerie

we're off to spread some love and check out the third installment of New Amsterdam Market.
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WHO: New Amsterdam Market gathers over 60 of New York's foremost chefs, bread bakers, farmers, food producers, distributors, purveyors, caterers, and advocates of regional and sustainable food production for a one day market at the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan.

WHAT: This impressive group will present an extensive array of local foods for purchase and tasting. This is an historic opportunity for New Yorkers to preserve the legacy of public markets at the Seaport, and to build on the growing local foods movement in NYC. Food-related stories are at the forefront of today's most pressing issues, and this one-day event is not to be missed!

WHY: To campaign for the creation of a permanent, indoor wholesale and retail public market in the historic, public-owned Fulton Fish Market buildings at the Seaport.

WHERE: New Market Square - facing Mayor LaGuardia's New Market Building - on South Street, between Beekman Street and Peck Slip at the Seaport in Lower Manhattan.

WHEN: Sunday, 29 June 2008. 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

yesterday's NY Times article on New Amsterdam Market: Showdown on South Street.