The Brussels Alderman responsible for trade Fabian Maingain (Francophone federalist) told the Brussels regional news platform Bruzz that there was local demand for a market offering eco-friendly, locally produced goods. It is also hoped that the market will attract people into the area to shop.
“Over the years a number of markets that were held in the European District have disappeared. Both residents and traders asked us to organise a new market. The intention was to start last year, but it was put back due to corona”.
The market will be held once a week between 11am and 7pm. It will take place on the Margaretasquare, just a stone’s throw away from numerous EU buildings. It is hoped that from its launch the market will have a least a dozen stalls. The City of Brussels has yet to announce on what day it will be help.