Farm Development

Farm Development

Farm Development


Since its inception, farmers have played an integral role in the success and longevity of Pike Place Market. Farmers also receive support from the Market in order to grow and sustain successful farm businesses. Through educational programming and one-on-one technical assistance, we strive to help farmers overcome challenges and continue to strengthen Washington State's local food system. 


Business Resources

  • Direct Marketing & Online Marketing
  • Recordkeeping
  • Insurance Options
  • Business Planning
  • Financing your Farm
  • Grants

On-Farm Resources

  • Food Safety Training
  • Infrastructure Maintenance & Improvements
  • Pest Management
  • Water Management
  • Farm Succession Planning 

Upcoming Workshops & Events

February 2nd-4th, all day 

Washington State Farmers Market Association Annual Conference: The WSFMA Annual Conference is a great place for direct-marketing farmers to learn new skills and get inspired for a successful 2017 season. Network with fellow farmers, managers, state agencies, and market supporters. Stay at the amazing Semiahmoo Resort out on the edege of the Salish Sea. Visit the Bellingham Farmers Market for an evening party! Register here:  MORE INFO



For more Information or to schedule an appointment, please contact Leigh Newman-Bell, Pike Place Farm Development Coordinator: or 206-605-8424