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Pike Place Market celebrates the first day of spring each year with Daffodil Day. Community members and volunteers will hand out 10,000 locally grown daffodils grown by Pike Place Market farmers to residents, workers and visitors at 15 downtown Seattle locations on Thursday, March 20 from 12-1 pm. 
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Pike Place Market craftsperson Angela Glass incorporates used and found materials in much of her work—a popular craft movement known as upcycling. Not long after first selling her handmade jewelry at the Market in 2005, Angela emerged as an artist known for her inventiveness, her craftsmanship, and ability to generate exciting new work. It's been thrilling to watch Angela's products evolve through her restless creative spirit. Equally as engaging is the theme of sustainability incorporated in the use of found objects and upcycled materials in her work. 

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Fighting Hunger at Pike Place Market

Posted March 17, 2014

I walk to Pike Place Market each day for work. I'm a month into a yearlong term as an AmeriCorps*VISTA volunteer at the Market, working on projects that promote Food Access in our community. Rain trickles down the sides of towering buildings with clear windows that reflect black town cars, cabs and limousines. Sharp whiffs of wet concrete, coffee, and baked bread cut through the air. I stroll alongside people of many different lifestyles: snappy-dressers, hurried office workers, and those with empty pockets and stomachs. 

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