In the last decade, the Farmer’s Market has become a welcome and ubiquitous addition to Seattle Neighborhoods. The Neighborhood Farmer’s Market Alliance counts seven markets within
Like many markets, the U-District market begins at , and closes at . When I visited the site only a half an hour after it opened, the market was already packed. It was surprisingly foggy and quite cold, around 35 degrees, but those in attendance had bundled up and were shopping with gusto. The U-District market hosts vendors selling a variety of products: soap, wine, prepared foods, meat, flowers, and cheeses, to name a few. All of your food shopping for the week can be purchased in one trip.
The U-District market is located in an area with a strong existing community network. Within a one block radius of the market is the University District branch of the Seattle Public Library, a P-Patch, the
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