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Have you ever seen small tour groups of elementary school kids out exploring the Market? Chances are you've crossed paths with Pike Place Market's own Education Program.

The Pike Place Market Education Program was created by the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA) to link Seattle-area schools with the Pike Place Market, one of the oldest continuously-operated farmers markets in the United States.

Since it was created in 1992, the program has taught more than 25,000 Seattle elementary school students about Pike Place Market’s original farmers market, its unique history and wide array of businesses.

This past school year, volunteers (who worked 700 hours total) and staff served 2,351 local students on 101 tours! Most students were second or third graders who studied community in social studies. Students first received information about the Market via in-class presentations and curricular materials on the Market website and resource bag. Three weeks later, they visited the Market. Many classes extended their Market studies by doing food drives or classroom market fundraisers to benefit the Market’s social services.

PDA educators extend a grateful thanks to all in the Market community who took time to connect with visiting students, many of whom were in the Market for their first time. Learn more at pikeplacemarket.edublogs.org and pikeplacemarket.org/education.

Meet the Producer: Marley Rall

Posted June 23, 2017

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 season, a returning vendor has once again grabbed hold of the taste buds and hearts of our shoppers. Meet Marley Rall, the owner and culinary artist behind the works of The Brewmaster’s Bakery. Marley brings positivity, warmth and a contagious sense of humor along with her delicious creations to our downtown Farmers Markets.

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Farmers Market Season Is Here!

Posted June 9, 2017

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 been hard at work to finally bring their best produce to the Market’s most loyal customers and enthusiastic newcomers alike. It’s bound to be a plentiful season as warm weather makes its way to the Pacific Northwest.

Fresh flavors await! Don’t miss your chance to meet some of the city’s most beloved producers and experience the fruitful summertime energy of Pike Place Market. Visit us at our epicenter, or stop by one of our five downtown Farmers Market locations.


Pike Place Downtown Farmers Markets:

City Hall Plaza Market
Tuesdays, 10 am-2 pm
600 4th Ave.

Denny Regrade Market
Tuesdays, 10 am-2 pm
7th and Lenora

Pike Place Evening Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 3-7 pm
Pike Place & Stewart

South Lake Union Market
Thursdays, 10 am-2 pm
410 Terry Ave N

First Hill Market
Fridays, 10 am-2 pm
9th Ave & University St

Debit/Credit, EBT, WIC and Senior FMNP Vouchers accepted at all Farmers Market locations.


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