Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive

Page 91 (Food Fairs and Farmers' Markets in Atlanta)

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Title

Page 91 (Food Fairs and Farmers' Markets in Atlanta)

Description

Diagram of the Forrest Park location of the Atlanta State Farmers' Market.
"The farmers' shed area at the Atlanta State Farmers' Market covers 89,600 square feet of covered docking area and 340,480 square feet of covered loading and unloading space. Each shed has 32 truck parking spaces and selling areas.
'Up on the Hill,' as market folks refer to the wholesale produce section, are ten buildings, each 585 feet long by 100 feet wide. These buildings house 46 produce firms doing business as receivers, jobbers, repackers, distributors, purveyors, and brokers of fruits and vegetables."

Creator

Jenkins, Herbert T.

Source

Food, Fairs, and Farmers' Markets in Atlanta: Recollections by Herbert Jenkins on the early days, growth, and expansion of the produce business and its influence upon the City of Atlanta.

Publisher

Center for Research in Social Change, Emory University.

Date

1971-1980

Date Available

2015

Date Copyrighted

1977

Contributor

Troxell, Alexandra C.

Provenance

Scans made from book in holdings of Oglethorpe University Library accessed through Interlibrary Loan.

Rights Holder

Emory University

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Format

JPEG

Medium

Paper

Identifier

201504200348

Temporal Coverage

1951-1960
1961-1970
1971-1980

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Original Format

Paper

Physical Dimensions

5 x 8 in.

Files

Citation

Jenkins, Herbert T., “Page 91 (Food Fairs and Farmers' Markets in Atlanta),” Atlanta Rail Corridor Archive, accessed January 22, 2018, http://atlrailcorridorarchive.org/items/show/401.

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