‘Old-School’ Food Shopping Feels New As U.S. Cities Revive Public Markets

Foodnews 6.15.15 markets

One hundred years ago, before Walmart and Whole Foods and Albertson’s and Kroger, grocery shopping was a very different experience.

Many American city dwellers flocked to the indoor public markets — huge, high-ceilinged halls lined with vendors hawking everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to full-service meat and fish counters.

 

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