Farmer's Market Could Get New Look
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Farmer's Market could have a new look, if a revised market master plan is fully enacted.
City council approved the plan Monday night, but still has to consider each phase separately.
Funding would be divided between the Downtown Development Authority, the Farmer's Market fund, and the parks and recreation rehabilitation millage.
Landscape architect Jeff Dehring says the first phase of the plan, which includes lighting, painting, and other clean-up efforts, will begin soon.
Mayor John Hieftje says the plan will make the market a more active place throughout the week. Some vendors and citizens say they're concerned the changes are too costly, do not add parking, and will drive up vendor costs.