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Black History Month: Spotlight on Chef Daisley Gordon of Café Campagne

Posted February 25, 2022

Chef Daisley wearing an apron and smiling

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting a community member who has written himself into Market history: taking the helm of one of the most beloved restaurants in the Market, and creating space to build more access and equity in our neighborhood. Read More

Day of Remembrance: 80 years since Japanese American farmers were forcibly removed from Pike Place Market

Posted February 23, 2022

This week is the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the racially-targeted presidential order that unlawfully incarcerated over 120,000 Japanese individuals in prison camps across the western United States. Read More

Pike Market Preschool centers community in the face of the child care crisis

Posted February 16, 2022

Teacher sits on the floor reading a book to a child. Two children play with ramps behind her.

It’s an issue that long predates the pandemic: parents and guardians need consistent and affordable child care to be able to work and child care providers need better benefits and livable wages.  Read More

Casting call for buskers, singers, street performers, and more!

Posted February 3, 2022

The Black Tones in the empty Market arcade

We are seeking talented neighbors within our Pike Place Market community to perform live during our 300-person gala that will also be live-streamed! Read More

How we are combating poverty in our neighborhood

Posted January 27, 2022

January is Poverty in America Awareness Month, an opportunity to recognize and call attention to the growth of poverty in our region. This year’s observance is all the more vital, given the ongoing pandemic and subsequent economic upheaval it has brought to our community over the past two years. Read More

Celebrating our Starbucks Community Stars with the Seattle Kraken!

Posted January 25, 2022

Sharon at the hockey area, wearing a blue hat and face mask and holing up a Kraken jersey

We had a Kraken-good time celebrating some superstars who help make the Market strong! Last week’s Seattle Kraken games featured the Market Foundation in the Community Stars Program sponsored by Starbucks. We were thrilled to be able to honor Sharon Shaw and Cora Carter for their amazing contributions to the Market community! Read More

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