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More local markets set to sprout across Montreal’s Plateau

Parc Lafontaine will be home to a new summer market      

Montreal’s progressive Plateau Mont Royal borough will be home to seven (yes, 7) new farmer’s markets this summer. Granted, they’re only open one day a week to start, and operate on what one skeptic called “banker’s hours” – fairly irrelevant to the student, freelance, work-from-home, family and somewhat-employed demographic common to the Plateau – but in an area about 3mi/8km square, that’s pretty impressive. Credit definitely due to sustainability party Projet Montreal, which runs the borough and has community deeply embedded in its core.

Les marchés publics foisonneront sur le Plateau | Karim Benessaieh | Montréal.

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