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The Washington Post over the weekend featured a story about how some DC farmers markets are "increasingly wooing new patrons with eclectic street foods, serving up dumplings, tacos, heaping barbecue sandwiches and the promise of open-air noshing."

The goal is to no longer just be a market, but a place where patrons can find food trucks and stands that offer eclectic and unusual cuisines - and even rotate them in and out so that each week, the offering is just a little bit different. The goal is to attract more customers, and get them coming back week after week with the promise of culinary surprises.
KC's View:
Which is what every food retailer should be doing.