Ceremony Coffee, Roggenart bakery among first Whitehall Food Market tenants

Ceremony Coffee, Roggenart bakery and a new concept from former Ouzo Bay chef Rey Eugenio are among the vendors coming to the new Whitehall Food Market in Hampden.

The market is part of the revamped historic Whitehall Mill space on Clipper Mill Road, which Terra Nova Ventures has been working to turn into a mixed-use development that already has offices and apartments. The market will share the 18,000-square-foot ground floor of the former flour mill with a private event space.

The goal is to open the market in late fall, said Sue-Jean Chun, a consultant hired by Terra Nova to lease the market. Chun worked with Michael Ewing of William Jackson Ewing on the leasing.

True Chesapeake Oyster Co., a partnership between the Local Oyster partners Patrick Hudson and Nick Schauman and former Wit & Wisdom chef Zachary Mills, is also set to open next door in 5,000 square feet in the site’s original boiler room. David Tufaro, owner of Terra Nova Ventures, said construction started on the restaurant in February and he hopes it will open around Labor Day.

When leasing the market, Tufaro said the goal was to put together a more “traditional” market.

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