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Locally Grown Flowers

Posted March 25, 2016

Pick up a colorful bouquet of fresh-cut tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and more―available in abundance 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.

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New Harvester Recycles Food Waste

Posted March 17, 2016

The Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority (PDA) announced today a major next step in its commitment to sustainable practices, an initiative to recycle landfill-bound food scraps into organic liquid fertilizer developed by WISErg, a biotech company located in Redmond, WA. This step is part of a larger initiative within Pike Place Market to create a sustainable public market for future generations.

The installation of the WISErg Harvester unit begins Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. and will continue through March 23. Training and demonstrations are scheduled for Market vendors the week of March 28-April 1.


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Pike Up! with a Bronze Hoofprint

Posted March 3, 2016

PSBJ's Patti Payne announces July 1 deadline to write your name on a bronze hoofprint!

In this week's Puget Sound Business Journal, columnist Patti Payne interviews Pike Place Market Foundation Executive Director Lillian Sherman about the limited opportunity to write a family or business name on a bronze hoofprint to support the new waterfront expansion of the Market.

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