11/10/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

New Amsterdam Market Reviving History In South Street Seaport

Unlike a farmer's market (where farmers sell directly to consumers), New Amsterdam will include a bunch of regional producers: butchers, bakers, cheese shops, wine-, popsicle-, pickle-, and chocolate-makers, and a tiny company that harvests four kinds of seaweed from off the coast of Maine. To name a few.

It won't be the city's first market of this kind, which is part of the point.

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