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#MarketExplorer Contest Winners

Posted December 30, 2015

Congratulations to @ktoone, the winner of Pike Place Market's #MarketExplorer nstagram contest!

Kristine Toone and her family live in Birmingham, Alabama, and they explored Pike Place while while visiting her sister in Seattle over Thanksgiving weekend. 

“I remember going as a child with my family on a vacation, and this was my chance to take my kids. It’s a whole different place than it was 25 years ago. We love it!”

We sent Kristine and her family a Pike Place tote bag filled with local goodies from around the Market, just in time for the holidays!

Let’s also hear it for our two runners-up, @kindestwarrior and @gksp, as well as everyone else who submitted their own #MarketExplorer moments. Thank you for participating!


Pike Place Market has long been famous for its food: fresh produce, flying fish, farm stands, specialty ingredients, fine dining…and the list goes on! But at the heart of the Market's food community is Pike Market Food Bank,a nonprofit that hasprovided residents of downtown Seattle with free, nutritious groceries in a friendly environment since 1979. To learn more about the organization's mission, reach, and ways Seattleites can get involved, we spoke with PMFB manager Brian Anderson.

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