Madison Magazine: Madison Public Market updates location plan

Read the full story December 19, 2018. There’s been talk of a public market in Madison for years. Mayor Paul Soglin moved the idea forward when he created the Public Market Development Committee to research a market in 2012. The city council approved the idea in 2015 with the original plan to move into the City […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Madison officials embrace Fleet Services building for Public Market

Read the full article December 4, 2018 With land costs too high to put a $13.2 million Madison Public Market on East Washington Avenue, city officials are embracing an option to reuse the nearby city Fleet Services building for the market. Mayor Paul Soglin announced Monday that the city is dropping its bid to acquire […]

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City of Madison Mayor Soglin Announces Public Market Plans for Fleet Services Building

Today, Madison Mayor Paul Soglin will officially announce an update about the future home of the Madison Public Market. The location of the Public Market will continue to stay at the same overall near east side location, but the Market building site will shift over 250 feet from the corner of First Street and East […]

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NBC15: A look inside Madison’s first public market

Madison Public Market Foundation board member Anne Reynolds and MarketReady merchant Monica O’Connell of Curtis & Cake chat with NBC15’s Amy Carlson. Watch now!

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MarketReady 2018: By the Numbers and the People Behind the Numbers

Special thanks to our guest blogger, James Shulkin, member of the Madison Public Market Advisory Council! It’s been just over a year since the inception of the MarketReady Program, an effort to prepare a number of talented chefs, makers and other entrepreneurs with the skills needed to create successful businesses. Funded by the City of […]

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WORT: 8 O’clock Buzz with Jamaal Stricklin & Carmell Jackson

November 20, 2018. MarketReady merchants Jamaal Stricklin (SuperCharge! Foods) and Carmell Jackson (Melly Mell’s Catering) sat down with 8 O’Clock Buzz host Haywood Simmons to talk about MarketReady’s holiday offerings and the Public Market development Watch now (Facebook Video)

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Wisconsin State Journal: Major gifts launch fundraising drive for Madison Public Market

Read the full story November 1, 2018. Donors have ignited a private fundraising campaign for the coming $13.2 million Madison Public Market on the East Side, pledging contributions totaling nearly $1 million for the project. The law firm Boardman Clark is delivering a lead gift of $250,000, while Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin is providing another […]

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Boardman Clark Law and others drive initial support for Public Market

Boardman Clark announced its flagstone corporate sponsorship during a special “Taste of the Madison Market” event, held on October 18, 2018 in Boardman Clark’s main office in downtown Madison. While the firm’s sponsorship includes a financial commitment of $250,000 over the next five years, the firm has also committed to providing programming and other nonfinancial […]

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MSR selected to design the Madison Public Market

After releasing an RFP in August and reviewing 11 different proposals from Madison and around the country, City staff is recommending that the City engage an architecture and engineering team led by Minneapolis-based MSR to complete the design of the Madison Public Market building. The recommendation will go to the Common Council for approval. Dan […]

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MarketReady Merchants Shine This Holiday Season

Many of the Madison Public Market’s MarketReady merchants are already up and running, ready to make your holidays shine! You don’t have to wait for the Market to open to experience the unique, high quality products and gifts these businesses have to offer this holiday season. Support small, local businesses right here in Madison and […]

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“I’m excited about the multi-cultural emphasis Madison’s Public Market will have. I look forward to the local tastes, sounds, activities, and works of art to enjoy in one place. This will be a popular destination for people of all ages and all backgrounds.” - Steve Goldberg

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