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Brian Pierce

We're opening Creating In Cahoots this March. Demo/Buildout should start in February. If you're interested, we have MeetUp scheduled for next Wednesday to discuss membership plans, workshops and our photography studio.

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Posted Jan 7, 2016
Chris Wallace
Chris Wallace
Jan 7, 2016

Hey guys, just wanted to say hello and tell you how neat it is to see more co-working spaces in McKinney. I run Space McKinney (spacecowork.com), a similar co-working space located in the Flour Mill just across from downtown. Would love to chat with you guys about your new space if you have time! :D

Posted by Chris Wallace on Jan 7, 2016
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Jupiter Owl

Such a creative environment down there as well, would be great for gathering thoughts!

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Posted Mar 25, 2013
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It should and I for one would support it 100% !!!

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Posted Jan 24, 2013
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Cindy Gordon

Well, I guess it depends on where you live as to whether the Farmer's market is easy to get to by bike. For those of us that live in the neighborhoods east, west, north and south of Norman Regional it's quite easy to get to by bike or walking. I can't think of a public space downtown that has the space that the fairgrounds has.

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Posted Mar 24, 2015
Cameron Brewer
Cameron Brewer
Mar 24, 2015

Good point, and I appreciate that. However, access by bike or on foot is only one aspect of why I think a location closer to downtown would be a good idea. Downtowns exist for a reason. They centralize activity, and as such, are a place that all citizens can point to as their own. The more of a unique place/experience that downtown Norman becomes, the better off all citizens within Norman will be.

If the Central library is built in the location currently being discussed next to Andrews Park, adding infrastructure for a Farmer's Market/Public Market in that area, namely along the Legacy Trail, would make a lot of sense. There is quite a bit of land adjacent to the railroad tracks that could work, assuming the land could be purchased/leased at a reasonable price.

As mentioned in my original post, this location would not only provide greater access to central neighborhoods, but more importantly, it would add street life to a downtown area that has little life on Saturday mornings outside of the breakfast spots. Many multiplier effects that could occur from street activity caused by a robust farmer's market experience.

Posted by Cameron Brewer on Mar 24, 2015
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Lara S

The downtown farmers market in Memphis does a fantastic job of having local artists perform at the market, usually simple acoustic performances with some chairs set up for people to sit and watch. They also had a kids craft every week and often something else going on (i.e. Pet adoption day, Hulu hoop day, etc). They even had a local vet set up a pet sitting area where they would watch your pets while you shopped. The experience we had at the farmers market there was so fun and community centered. It would be great to have something similar in Norman!!

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Posted Mar 24, 2015
Cyn Rogers
Cyn Rogers
Mar 24, 2015

It would be possible to turn main street into a walking mall for a farmer's market. Parking is available nearby in all the church lots, the city lot, etc.

Posted by Cyn Rogers on Mar 24, 2015
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