[Tagging] tagging farmers markets?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Tue Aug 17 03:09:31 BST 2010

  On 8/16/10 9:56 PM, Craig Wallace wrote:
> On 17/08/2010 01:43, Richard Welty wrote:
>>    i don't see an obvious tag in the system.
>> i'm not talking about shop=farm, where the shop is
>> physically located at the farm, but about places where
>> one or more producers come together to sell. some are
>> intermittant (and would need schedule tags), but others
>> are somewhat permanent.
> amenity=marketplace would seem to cover that. With the opening hours 
> tag for the times it is there.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dmarketplace
> Though it doesn't specify that its specifically a farmers market, 
> maybe an additional tag for that?
> Though what is the definition of a "farmers market" anyway? Is it just 
> for farmers / producers?
ok, but how about a physical building named "Ryan's Farmers Market" 
where i presume
(i haven't been inside, i just saw it for the first time today) the 
produce is from local
farmers, but it's a conventional brick-and-mortar store with "normal"  


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