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Posted: Feb 12, 2018 6:29 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2018 9:09 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- You can say goodbye to the days of going here and there for groceries.

The new Fort Wayne Public Market formally announced its partnership with Electric Works for a market year round.

"We knew the only way that we could make it larger and move it to the next stage was to combine forces," Stephanie Veit said.

The Fort Wayne Public Market stems from the collaboration of Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana, Fort Wayne Farmers Market , and the City of Fort Wayne's Public Market Task Force.

The primary goal is to operate an indoor-outdoor public market in downtown Fort Wayne. Veit said not only is this partnership convenient for the farmers, but also for people who live in the area.

"There are farmers that can't participate in our Saturday markets because they need to sell, and be at more markets more days of the week, so they travel all over the region, so they're in Allen County and all the counties that surround us doing farmer's markets every single day, and we're excited that they can be in Fort Wayne all week long," she added.

Mayor Tom Henry said this is just the beginning of what we can expect.

"The Electric Works is finally beginning to take off. We now have a number of interested bodies and once this thing gets going, it will be a snowball effect. We'll finally see what we want to see, and that is a significant investment in Electric works," he said.

Everything will continue as is until September.

Next year's winter market location is to be determined at a later date.

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