|Your Name||Michael Pergola|
|TRP Cohort Assignment||Spring 2023 Cohort B: Americas with Online Intensive|
|Study Cohort Members|
Mark Benjamin ,
|Working Title of The Project (which we will use to refer to it throughout the series)|
The Full Time Bricks and Mortar Farmers Market
New Lebanon New York
|Nature of The Project (e.g. building, new community, economic development, etc.)|
The project has multiple aspects including a new notion of a farmers market, a community development aspect, a business development aspect that puts purpose and profit on equal footing and actual store front.
|Why do you think this project is appropriate for the course assignment?|
It has a variety of relevant areas of focus as mentioned above, it is in a later stage of development, it has received a grant from the USDA, it is in an historic community and it aims to redefine the distribution of effort and reward for farmers markets in smaller towns.
|Additional Useful Information|
The folks initiating the project have a creative orientation, a genuine curiosity and a sense of community commitment.
|Date Created||February 22, 2023|