Snapshot of Selected Public Market and Supermarket Feasibility Considerations

The following elements should be confirmed or reassessed as preliminary tasks to be undertaken by project proponents for permanent market facilities: Determine conceptual approaches, mission statement and intended outcomes Assess potential “healthy food” market benefits to ... [Continue Reading]

Midtown Global Market – Minneapolis, MN

Housed in the former Sears building in South Minneapolis, Midtown Global Market(MGM) is a multi-ethnic, year round, public market place with over 40 small businesses featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, specialty groceries, and prepared foods. MGM also features a kitchen ... [Continue Reading]

Cooperative Mercado Central

In 1998, the intersection of the Bloomington Avenue and Lake Street in south Minneapolis was marred by crime and blighted buildings.  Nonetheless, a group of recent Latino immigrants saw it as an opportunity.  Inspired by the absence of culturally familiar goods and services and ... [Continue Reading]