This chapter presents a layered, subject-centred approach to the changing sites, patterns, and perceptions of markets in Istanbul, and addresses the multiple challenges experienced by residents who are core providers of food-related care in their household. It explores the impact of periodic market relocations on the perceptions and practices of everyday and long-term mobility for women in their roles as caregivers and provisioners for their families. The chapter refers to neoliberalism positions the urban transnational flows of people and goods as a historical, political, and economic process that generally entails restrictions in formal and informal social and material assemblages of services and resources, such as periodic markets. In the last three decades urban space in Istanbul has been marked by the discourses and priorities of intensive capitalist market forces. The modernization of infrastructure is an officially stated objective of the relocation and redevelopment of periodic markets. The chapter focuses on the significance of food provisioning in periodic markets in Istanbul.