Farmers’ Market Survey

This morning, the market people were doing a survey and having people put dots on their answers. Interesting to see where things were about 10:30 this morning. The most interesting/amusing thing? How many people answered “Price” as the primary reason for shopping here today.





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  1. […] On Saturday morning, Howley and her staff conducted a “pin the dot” poll of people strolling the market. They were asked why they shopped there, whether they would hit the market all year long, and how best to receive information, according to photos posted on […]

  2. the Natural Capital July 13th, 2009 3:01 pm

    I took the survey and was similarly amused. And hopeful that we might inspire the market to go all winter, so we local churchgoers will have a year-round Saturday-morning alternative to the Sunday Takoma market!

  3. Eric July 15th, 2009 11:21 pm

    Indeed. I wonder how they’ll present the results to the public. Anyone from the Market Management want to chime in and say anything about that?

  4. […] considered a year-round market last summer, when it surveyed local shoppers with an informal “pin the dot” poll. Most respondents seemed to dig the idea of 12 months of markets, though a few felt cold weather […]

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