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What’s in My Bag: Terumi Pong and Her Boys Takes Us Along on Their DownUnder Adventure

Hi! My name is Terumi Pong and I am a Seattle phone photographer. I write about family travel and living in our city on my blog, An Emerald City Life. My family and I often come to Pike Place Market together to eat and explore. Sometimes we bike from our house and make a stop at the Market before or […]

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Meet Our Fabulous Farm Program Team

As we wrap up National Farmers Market Week, we wanted to spotlight our amazing Farm Program team, who work tirelessly every day to ensure that our farm program and farmers markets run smoothly day after day, and season after season. From supporting farmers on their fields (including the occasional work party) assisting with finding grant dollars, to setting […]

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National Farmers Market Week

It’s National Farmers Market Week! While we run Seattle’s oldest farmers market—and one of the longest continuously operating markets in the country—every day, this is a fun opportunity to celebrate our farmers. We love our farmers and are so appreciative of the hard work they do every day to bring you the best and freshest […]

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Meet the Producer: Alvarez Organic Farms

Hilario Alvarez, owner of Alvarez Organic Farms, and his son Eduardo farm over 80 acres of organic warm season vegetables and fruits in Mabton, Washington. Many know Hilario for his incredible diversity of peppers, of which he grows over 200 varieties, but he also grows a wide variety of tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, onions and much […]

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There’s Still Time to Enjoy Farm Fresh at Pike Place Express Markets

It’s been quite the farm season here at Pike Place Market! From gorgeous berries to fresh-roasted corn, our five downtown express farmers markets have continually provided customers with warm hearts, full tummies, and the unshakable satisfaction of discovering local goods.  Since late May, our farm team has worked tirelessly to manage our Tuesday through Friday remote farmers markets. Six seasonal […]

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Meet the Producer: Marley Rall

The spirited mastermind behind The Brewmaster’s Bakery At Pike Place Market, we believe in the quality of our vendors. We’re proud to continually engage visitors with the passionate producers who call our space home. Friendly faces, loyal locals and dedicated farmers inhabit our stalls to create a rich tradition true to Seattle’s welcoming culture. This […]

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Farmers Market Season Is Here!

Sunshine in Seattle means one thing: the start of farm season! We are thrilled to welcome the summer with an exciting array of vendors, events and opportunities for supporting local growers and producers at Pike Place Market’s five downtown Farmers Markets. After a long Washington winter delayed the sprightful growth of most crops, our farmers have […]

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It’s Tulip Time!

Pick up a colorful bouquet of fresh-cut tulips, available now and throughout the spring season from local farmers. Many of the Market’s flower farmers are Hmong (originally from Laos and Vietnam) and have farms located just 30 minutes east in the Snoqualmie Valley. Planning a wedding or special event? Add a splash of color with […]

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Behind the Scenes with Berries

Strawberry season is upon us! Nothing says summer like a juicy ripe strawberry picked straight from the farm. Last week we visited two Pike Place berry farmers to learn a little bit more about their farming practices and sample plenty of berries along the way. Christy Mua at Lee’s Fresh Produce farm stand Our first stop was Lee’s […]

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Our markets are closing up for the season

Our markets are closing up for the season, with City Hall ending Oct. 27, South Lake Union ending Oct. 29, and our Pike Place Saturday farmers market ending Oct. 31. Now is a great time to come in and spend the Fresh Bucks you’ve been carrying around or have at home. Right now is harvest […]

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