[Tagging] Fruit stands and shops selling fresh fruits?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Aug 10 05:24:16 UTC 2019

On 10/08/19 10:48, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> Java, Indonesia has many small, open-front shops and roadside stalls
> which sell a variety of local fruits, found in most cities and
> neighborhoods. These are called a "toko buah" = "fruit shop".
> shop=farm doesn't seem appropriate, since these should be located at
> the farm and have produce mainly from one farm. These fruit shops are
> found in towns and cities. They are not operated directly by farmers,
> but they buy fruits in the large farmers market or receive deliveries
> from several farms, so they can sell several varieties of fruit in
> season.
> The Indonesian Tagging Guidelines
> (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Indonesian_Tagging_Guidelines#Daily_Needs)
> recommend tagging these shops as shop=greengrocer - however a
> greengrocer in England usually sells vegetables and other perishable
> foods, as well as fruits. There are a few shops like this in
> Indonesia, but in Java it's much more common to find a fruit-specific
> shop than a shop that sells vegetables and fruits.
> Is there a more specific tag that should be recommended for a shop
> which specializes in fruit?
> I see just 60 uses of shop=fruit in taginfo
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/shop=fruit, and 24 shop=fruits

I'd say 'a fruit shop' in normal speech, so shop=fruit?
If wanted, the key produce=* could be used to detail what was sold, even add conditional for seasonal variations.

Overpass turbo shows a wide distribution. I'd go a head and use it, and add a wiki page (with no declared status).

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