Resources for Supporting the Public Market

Friends, Thank you for your desire to support our Madison Public Market project. We’ve come way too far and the need for supporting our small businesses is too great to stop the momentum now! The Madison Public Market Foundation has put together a variety of talking points below to help you write letters to the […]

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Mayor Re-evaluates Funding for Public Market

Madison Public Market Foundation’s response regarding the Mayor’s re-evaluation of funding for the Madison Public Market project due to COVID-19 Our Madison Public Market is a shovel-ready project that’s been in the making for nearly 20 years. The core mission of the Madison Public Market is equity-based economic development. As an economic development project, the […]

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COVID-19 prompts innovative collaboration among Christine’s Kitchens, FEED and MarketReady

It’s times like these when we depend on our friends and family to help us through. The Coronavirus and the Safe at Home initiative has us spending more time at home and foregoing trips to our favorite restaurants. With large gatherings cancelled or postponed, catering operations have no one to cook for. That’s been especially […]

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Welcome to our newest board members

The Madison Public Market is excited to introduce our newest Madison Public Market Foundation Board members. Leslie Watkins, Laura Heisler, and Rachel Kerr joined our board in November and have been wonderful additions to the Public Market team. Leslie Watkins, a longtime Madison resident is an experienced management professional with an extensive background in sales, […]

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Madison Public Market Foundation Seeks Graphic Designer

Request For Proposals Graphic Design Overview The Madison Public Market is a public/private partnership between the City of Madison and the Madison Public Market Foundation. The $13 million project breaks ground this fall in the City’s 45,000 square foot Fleet Services facility. The Foundation will be the operator of the market upon opening in 2021. […]

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200 N. First Street – A Perfect Future Market Home

After years of thoughtful planning, community conversations, and guidance from national public market experts, the Fleet Services Building (200 N. First St.) was chosen as the ideal home to our future Madison Public Market. And those of us on the Board of the Madison Public Market Foundation and Advisory Council couldn’t agree with this decision […]

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Holiday Market, December 14th

The Madison Public Market is happy to announce this year’s Holiday Market! Please join us Saturday, December 14th for a special holiday gathering, and a sneak peek at our Market’s new home in the Fleet services building. Featuring many local vendors, merchants, musicians and more, this free event is the perfect way to mingle with […]

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Channel 3000: New look at upcoming public market

Watch the full story. Sept 5, 2019. Madisonians have a chance to check out the city’s latest plans for its upcoming public market. Once finished, the market will be the biggest in the Midwest. Watch the full story.

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WKOW: City unveils design for Madison Public Market

Read and watch the full story. Sept 5, 2019. People in Madison finally got a look at what the Madison Public Market will look like. The city unveiled the nearly-complete design at a meeting at the Madison Municipal Building. It’ll have spaces for local merchants to sell their goods, a market kitchen and outdoor plazas. […]

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Cap Times: City unveils detailed Madison Public Market designs

Read the full story Sep 6, 2019. For the first time, officials on Thursday shared designs for the years-in-the-making Madison Public Market that is slated to open on the east side in 2021. The market will be located in what has been the 45,000-square-foot Fleet Services garage at 200 N. First St., which is owned […]

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“Madison’s Public Market will be a vibrant ecosystem for entrepreneurs and consumers. The lively sounds of music and conversations will resonate throughout the market. I look forward to seeing all the treasures of food and retail for all of Madison to experience.” - Mayra Medrano, Latino Chamber of Commerce

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