NewBo City Market to Offer New Model for Local Foods
By Cindy Hadish, Reporter
Oct 14, 2012
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Kurt Friese cites the success of the “best ice cream in the world” at the North Market in Columbus, Ohio, as an example of the NewBo City Market’s potential.
Owner Jeni Britton Bauer began Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in a 10-by-10-foot market stall with an ice-cream maker from Target to become a rising business star, with a growing number of stores in Ohio and her products in Brooklyn and beyond.
Just as North Market launched Bauer’s fame, proponents say the same should hold true for up and coming businesses at the NewBo City Market.
“That’s what I hope to see this become,” said Friese, director of Food & Advocacy at the market, which opens Oct. 27 at 1100 Third St. SE.
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