Wednesday, June 1, 2011

You Write Too Long: This Week's Feature, Bite-Sized

By Ellen Cushing
Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 4:16 PM

This week, Oakland's farmer's markets are leaving a bad taste in some local mouths*, as some local business-owners argue that the markets — which don't pay rent to the city and which are including more and more non-farm vendors, many from outside the area — are actually hurting the local economy, despite the veneer of feel-good urban idyll. Intrepid former intern Madeleine "Bair Jordan" Bair dives into it here.




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