FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Electric Works reveals the name and identity of its food hall and public market in 2022.
According to organizers, it will be Northeast Indiana’s first food hall and public market known as Union Street Market.
This market will offer a range of regionally sourced foods and beverages in a historic setting at Electric Works.
Organizers say their mission is to support local farmers and food producers while improving community well-being and providing access to healthy food, Union Street Market will feature more than 20 stalls open daily. and will also serve as the Fort’s permanent home. Wayne Farmer’s Market.
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“Union Street Market fits perfectly into the global vision of electrical work – steeped in history while striving for a future built on innovation, energy and culture. We are committed to partnering with food entrepreneurs who share our passion to increase access to fresh, healthy food and deliver a truly unique experience to the community, as well as those who appreciate the magic of an authentic market environment.
Jeff Kingsbury of RTM Ventures, the development team behind Electric Works
The Market will be located in a space comprising the old buildings 20, 20A and 22, which has huge windows and garage doors opening onto an adjacent plaza.
In addition, Electric Works has announced nationally recognized public procurement expert Ted Spitzer as director of planning and market development. Spitzer has helped many iconic public markets across the country, including Philadelphia’s Reading Terminal Market; Lexington Market in Baltimore; Eastern Market in Detroit; North Market in Columbus, OH; Essex Street Market in New York; and Eastern Market in Washington DC. He also led development and programming.
“I am delighted to help the Electric Works team bring a world-class public market experience to Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana,” said Spitzer. “It’s a growing region, and now is the perfect time for a real food hall and public market – and Electric Works will provide the perfect location for that.
Ted Spitzer, Director of Planning and Market Development