Mar 302011

Building a basil economy

By Danny Mayer

Danny Mayer

Beans from PeaceMeal gardens could be on sale at a public park market.

This is the fifth in a series calling on city council to actively facilitate the establishment of five public city farmer’s markets on public park land.

It’s too bad that, when given the chance in last November’s elections, Lexingtonians chose not to elect a grocer to represent them as one of three (3) at large city council members. Perhaps a former grocery store owner like Don Pratt might have responded with a bit more interest, experience and knowledge to a series of recent articles I’ve written on our local government’s need to actively promote better access to public farmer’s markets. Continue reading »