The New Amsterdam Market's promotional card explains the market this way:
"Our mission is to revive the indoor public market as a civic institution in the city of New york. To be comprised of butchers, grocers, mongers, and other retail and wholesale purveyors, New Amesterdam Market will:
-support our region's agriculture
-pioneer the development of innovative distribution systems
-make healthy, whole ingredients accessivle to all New Yorkers
-reclaim our city's rich and storied public market legacy"
The market is a meeting of farmers and retailers who are selling their local and artisanal products. It will be open on Sundays November 22 and December 20 from 11am to 4pm on South Street.
For more information, please see their website.