La Marqueta Retoña

by nycadmin

La Marqueta Farmers’ Market + El Barrio Youth Marqueta Kickoff Event

On Thursday, August 7th, hundreds gathered for the kick-off celebration of La Marqueta Retoña (Reblooming) in La Placita across from La Marqueta.



This initiative, led by City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito marks the collaboration of Speaker Mark-Viverito, the New York City Council, the State Department of Agriculture, Empire State Development Corporation and the New York City Economic Development Corporation. The FY2013 budget allocated an investment of $3 million to support the commercial and cultural expansion of La Marqueta.


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