We’re getting ready for the start of construction on the MarketFront! To find out more, go to Sellen Construction’s MarketFront website to sign up for construction e-news. Don’t worry, construction won’t get in the way of munching on piroshki, fresh strawberries or smoked salmon! http://www.sellen.com/marketfront

Save the date! Join us on June 24, for the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the new MarketFront. Join Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA) Council, Pike Place Market Foundation Board, Friends of the Market, and the entire Market community in celebrating the realization of a 40-year vision to complete the market historic district.

Internship Opportunity at Pike Place Market!  Do you know anyone looking for a fantastic and FUN summer internship for school credit? The Pike Place Market Foundation is looking for a Community Outreach Coordinator, who can spearhead public outreach at events for 10-20 hours a week. Interested candidates should email Reid.Martin@pikeplacemarket.org.

Welcome to Skagit County’s Bow Hill Blueberries, just arrived in the Market! Look for organic blueberry jams, sauces, marinades, pickled blueberries and dried blueberries on their table, Friday- Sunday. They’ll have fresh blueberries, too, once harvest starts this summer!

The Market takes care of its neighbors, and the new MarketFront will do the same! The expansion will have 40 units of low-income housing for seniors and a new Neighborhood Center with expanded social services. Yesterday, the Pike Place Market Foundation granted $875,000 to social services in the Market. Learn more about the “Cut the Pie” beneficiaries.

Did you know you can buy fossilized dinosaur poop at Pike Place Market? Gem Heaven has you covered on this treasure, whose official name is Coprolite, along with other finds like dinosaur teeth, fossilized bones, and even a dinosaur egg. Stop by the shop on Lower Level 4 to check them out!

As we lead up to the MarketFront groundbreaking, we are getting excited about what the expansion will provide our community! Check out our first “Hoofin’ It with Billie” video to get an inside look at a part of the Market and the future MarketFront you may not see when shopping for fresh seafood, produce and flowers. […]

Posted May 5, 2015 Bring the whole family to enjoy and shop from more than 40 flower, produce, and value-added Washington farmers on Pike Place. Kids will have fun drawing and decorating a handmade card for Mom at our card making booth.  Visit the Pike Place Market Foundation’s booth during Flower Fest to pick up a special […]