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#MarketExplorer Contest Winners

Congratulations to @ktoone, the winner of Pike Place Market’s #MarketExplorer nstagram contest! Kristine Toone and her family live in Birmingham, Alabama, and they explored Pike Place while while visiting her sister in Seattle over Thanksgiving weekend.  “I remember going as a child with my family on a vacation, and this was my chance to take my kids. […]

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Pike Place Market artists and crafts market featured in The Seattle Times

Pike Place Market artists and crafts market featured in The Seattle Times feature story in the Pacific NW Magazine: “The booming handmade arts and crafts business is reaching a wider market online.”  Pictured above: Blacksmith Erica Gordon of Steel Toe Studios. “There’s a big shift going on, a real push to educate younger folks about handmade,” she says, smoothing […]

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Community Profile: Pike Market Food Bank

Pike Place Market has long been famous for its food: fresh produce, flying fish, farm stands, specialty ingredients, fine dining…and the list goes on! But at the heart of the Market’s food community is Pike Market Food Bank,a nonprofit that hasprovided residents of downtown Seattle with free, nutritious groceries in a friendly environment since 1979. To learn more about […]

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