IMM, which was opened in Tuesday Market about 1 year ago,Kadıköy It brought a similarity to the Producer Cooperative Market to the European side. IMM President İmamoğlu, who opened the “Beşiktaş Nation Producer Cooperative Market”, which was put into service in the High Society Market, said, “Here, we also see women producers intensively. This also gives the opportunity to the development of the countryside and the good labor of the villagers to be rewarded. We want to grow this opportunity. We will continue to bring our citizens together with such beauties.”
Ekrem İmamoğlu, President of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), Kadıköy The “Manufacturer Cooperative Market”, which was established in the Tuesday Market, was inaugurated on July 12, 2020. IMM established a similar market on the European side, about 1 year later, that brings together the producers of Istanbul and consumer citizens without an intermediary. İmamoğlu also inaugurated the “Beşiktaş Ulus Producer Cooperative Market”. İmamoğlu was accompanied by IMM Deputy Secretary General Murat Yazıcı and Head of Department of Headmanships and Food Ahmet Atalık during the tour of the market, which was established in the area known as the “Nation High Society Market”. İmamoğlu was greeted with applause from the producers and shoppers at the entrance of the market. Fulfilling the requests of the citizens to take a phone call, İmamoğlu visited all the stalls in the market one by one. Meanwhile, İmamoğlu, who also did his market shopping, had a pleasant time with the producers. sohbets carried out.
“IF PRODUCTION INCREASES IN VILLAGES, SOCIETY HAPPINESS GROWS”
İmamoğlu also made his evaluation about the market tour among the stalls. of the Nation Market, Kadıköy Reminding that it is the second producer's market opened after the Tuesday Market, İmamoğlu said:
“We open our Tuesday Market on Sundays. Kadıköy'also; Ulus Market is also on Saturdays. As you can see here, there are cooperatives and unions from different cooperatives, from different parts of Anatolia, from different parts of Thrace, coming to this market and selling. But at the same time, you can buy the beautiful products produced by our citizens to whom we distribute seedlings in Istanbul. From where? Like Silivri, Çatalca, Sarıyer, even Pendik, Beykoz, Şile. It will get bigger and bigger. We want our citizens to have access to healthy food directly from the producer. Another dimension: Here, we also see an intense female producer. This also gives the opportunity to the development of the countryside and the good labor of the villagers to be rewarded. We want to grow this opportunity. For now, we are in Beşiktaş, we are in Ulus. Kadıköy The Tuesday Market has been in service for a long time already. Beşiktaş started the process for the first time. It will grow. We are also looking for different points. My friends are working. I hope we will continue to bring our citizens together with such beauties. Those who produce health with their efforts. I would like to thank my friends for the beautiful organization. Thank you for the cooperation. I wish these markets to increase. I wish the production in the villages to increase. If the production in the villages increases, if the power of the peasants grows, the happiness of the society will increase to the same extent. I really enjoyed being here. I wish everyone success.”
İmamoğlu offered the products he bought from the market to the citizens in the market area.