The Plymouth Farmers’ Market, operated for years by resident Barbara Anglin on town-owned land at no charge is being put out to bid.
It has been reported that Assistant Town Manager Melissa Arrighi’s plan to do this, is in response to people complaining that they have had no opportunity to bid on running the market.
Christine Pratt, who at one point ran the Saturday morning market on the Courthouse green for Barbara Anglin, says she is not one of the people who contacted the Assistant Town Manager:
“I did not make a specific request that the use of public land that is currently used for farmers’ markets be put out to bid.”
Pratt is a member of the PGDC, the town’s parking plan managers, but she says that group has no connection to her potential interest concerning the market:
“PGDC has nothing to do with whatever interest I may have in responding to the bid that the town has put out to utilize the land for market purposes.”
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