With The New Amsterdam Market, Robert LaValva has helped bring the New York City's history back by reviving our public market tradition. With hosts Erin Fairbanks and Eddie Shumard, Robert discuss the emerging issues facing the New Amsterdam Market - including possible new locations amidst real estate development. Find out how the market was founded and what the future holds for the local food business outlet. From quality control to city regulations - get some deep insight into the inner workings of public markets in this great city. This program was sponsored by Hearst Ranch.
"New Amsterdam market is specifically not for farmers, but for small food businesses sourcing or using and reselling regional ingredients." [03:00]
"A market is only as good as its reputation. If you're purporting to represent something - you have to be vigilant about representing it." [24:00]
--Robert LaValva of New Amsterdam Market on HeritageRadioNetwork.org