Pike Place Market Foundation

For the Flower Farmers at the Market, Business Is Blooming

The kaleidoscope of specialty cut flowers draws crowds, but the farmers’ resiliency is what helps make Pike Place Market truly vibrant.

The Merchants Who Feed the Soul of Pike Place Market

By lifting each other up and supporting the Market’s social services, the vendors play an integral role in its success.

The People Who Saved Pike Place Market

Nearly 50 years ago, the municipal treasure was almost dismantled—until Seattle’s citizens stepped in to protect it for generations to come.

Meet the ‘Head Figlet’ Behind the Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition

As one of the main forces behind the annual event, Zoë Freeman brings Seattle some cheer and helps the Pike Place Market Senior Center & Food Bank save lives.

How the Pike Place Market Cares for Its Own

By helping vendors that have fallen on hard times, Sharon Shaw and the Market Safety Net have created an essential pillar of support for a tight-knit community.

The Immigrant Farmer Who Built a Community at the Market

For three generations, Joe Desimone’s family has helped shape the Pike Place Market, but not as much as it has shaped him.