In them olde days, starving artists were considered the key urban revitalization force.
Now, farmers markets are planners' manna.
Market Watch: A bumper crop of new markets in the L.A. area:
Thousand Oaks, Hollywood and Torrance are among the new venues, adding to the competition for true straight-from-the-farm produce. (From Los Angeles Times.)
From post-industrial artists’ den to condo community (From Baltimore Brew, but you know the story from all over, even if not this particular example.)