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It's Tulip Time!

Posted February 15, 2017

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 locally grown flowers. Plan early and start at

Behind the Scenes with Berries

Posted May 24, 2016

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.


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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 season, so there is a big selection of great stuff like corn, apples, pears, greens, squash, and root veggies. Hope to see you soon!

Our Express Markets are still open!

Posted September 10, 2015

Our Express Markets are still open! You can find these handy mini-markets at City Hall Plaza on Tuesdays, King Street Station on Wednesdays, South Lake Union (410 Terry Avenue) on Thursdays, and Virginia Mason (9th and University) on Fridays. There’s plenty of great produce, flowers, and more, and they’re running through the beginning of October! More information can be found here:

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 more.
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