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Farmers' Market in Austin, MN Design Proposal public town hall meeting #3 - Shared screen with speaker view
Margaret Andree
38:19
Hello
Mary Anne Duren
38:31
Hi Margaret!
Margaret Andree
43:31
HI Craig, Looking forward to this new project.
Craig Clark
44:24
It's an exciting option and connects people in a real community way while improving access to fresh foods!
Craig Clark
52:42
It's an exciting option and connects people in a real community way while improving access to fresh foods!
Craig Clark
53:11
What's your biggest point of interest in a FM?
Margaret Andree
54:03
It will be nice to get the old location on Oakland back up and running. The location is ideal as the traffic is awesome plus the neighborhood is catered to all types of living situations.
Craig Clark
54:51
Great points! I hope you will add those comments later on in the discussion.
Margaret Andree
55:04
Craig to answer your question, I would say a variety of vendors from crafters to artists to food.
Craig Clark
56:21
That adds an important dynamic which benefits everyone and makes for a more vibrant market and community gathering space.
Margaret Andree
56:44
Right
Margaret Andree
57:05
I agree with all of what you said.
Craig Clark
57:29
Thanks for taking time to participate today!
Margaret Andree
01:00:11
The aqua blue area in the Courtyard Connection, what is that suppose to be?
Mary Anne Duren
01:00:31
I believe that was the restroom
Margaret Andree
01:00:53
The spot that is closer to the river and bike trail.
Craig Clark
01:01:24
Water retention feature
Mary Anne Duren
01:01:39
There is a gully there; there would be a bike/walking bridge going over that
Margaret Andree
01:01:47
Okay
Margaret Andree
01:11:50
I wonder if talking with Jim Stiles in plants as he is very knowledgeable when it comes to natural habit type plants. I like what Mathias is showing.
Margaret Andree
01:13:09
What about having a bee garden or butterfly garden to attract the pollinators?
Craig Clark
01:13:40
Jim is a true naturalist. These are some design possibilities at this point. Good suggestion.
Dan Handeen
01:13:51
No Tamarack?? Awwwww…
Mary Anne Duren
01:14:21
The prairie restoration areas on the site are being designed with bees/butterflies in mind
Margaret Andree
01:16:17
It would be cool to have a garden area to have people explore. Not only plants but a small vegetable garden to teach the public where the food comes from. It also helps keep the young from getting into trouble.
Margaret Andree
01:16:56
Form a CSA type garden
Craig Clark
01:17:32
I could see a demonstration area being a part of the overall plan. We're also having discussions about improvements to our community gardens down by Woodson.
Margaret Andree
01:17:56
Did not know there was one by Woodson.
Craig Clark
01:18:38
Yep a good number of plots. Maybe you'd like one next year?
Margaret Andree
01:19:23
Lol we have our own farm land of gardens
Margaret Andree
01:20:31
Is the car dealership still going to be next door? As we need to make sure there are no hard feelings.
Craig Clark
01:20:32
oh ok I didn't know you lived on a farm! Having an eye that the demonstration idea you had can lead to someone taking on their own effort there is at least a possibility.
Margaret Andree
01:20:59
Sure we can do something like that.
Margaret Andree
01:24:18
Nice Dan. Yes we spent lots of money on the sign and the mailbox.
Margaret Andree
01:26:15
In the gulley area, will that area be filled in with rock or plant growth?
Margaret Andree
01:27:48
Nice as if there is a need for more vendor space or public to sit there during live events.
Margaret Andree
01:34:09
Thank you to all of you. Happy Holidays!