ke about markets?
Boston Market Wins More Customerร
Haymarket vendors have a reason to celebrate. Their
market is becoming more popular than ever.
(This is the busiest market in Boston!
Vicky Green at her fruit stand. All the locals come
close to downtown. It also has
here because its
Convenient hours and the best prices in Boston!
For hundreds of years, Haymarket has been
the best place to buy fruits and vegetables in Boston.
Vendors started gathering in this area of Bostons
North End in the mid-1700s. The market grew larger
in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, but almost
wholesalers weren't able to sell to grocery stores. "Just
remember that the fruits and vegetables are usually
very ripe; says Stacy Mills, 30, 'so you need to eat them
SOon. But you can get a lot of produce for a great price.
And the vendors are much friendlier than salespeople
in a supermarket."
disappeared when highway construction disrupted the
street in the 1990s.
The street is now filled with produce stands
selling fruits and vegetables from all over the world.
And customers love it. Prices here are often cheaper
than in the grocery
store, so you can
find some great
In every grocery store you always find the same
products, says Eileen Fisher, 21. Iprefer Haymarket
because I can get some really exotic food here, for
example, from Asia or North Africa. And there are
many market stands to choose from
The future has never looked better for Haymarket. It has
truly become a Boston tradition!
Nick Baines, 16.
This is because
vendors sell the
produce that nearby