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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WISC Editorial Agenda 2018: Madison’s Public Market

July 2, 2018. Neil Heinen shares excitement for developments in the Madison Public Market planning, highlighting incorporation of neighborhood and community input Watch now

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Updated site plan positions the Public Market for success

Tremendous progress continues to happen as the City of Madison and the Madison Public Market Foundation work to make our Madison Public Market a reality. This evening, the City released an updated site plan that positions the public market for success. The updated site plan makes the following improvements to the project site plan: Locates […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Know Your Madisonian: Former UW-Madison employee, longtime Public Market advocate sees project close to reality

Read the full story May 11, 2018. For more than 20 years Anne Reynolds made a career out of assisting cooperatives from nationally recognized brands, such as Ocean Spray, as well as local outlets such as Willy Street Co-op. Although she retired as executive director of UW-Madison’s Center for Cooperatives in January, Reynolds remains busy […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Madison Public Market gives taste of its future offerings

Read the full story April 22, 2018. Artisan salami, salsa, scarves and muffins on display Saturday afternoon gave people a preview — or taste — of what to expect at the Madison Public Market. While the market isn’t expected to open until 2020, hundreds of people sampled food and talked with 20 of the market’s […]

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The Madison area has many amazing facets, but nothing quite like the public market. I can’t wait to watch this community hub come to life and foster small business growth and diverse connections! - Rebecca Prochaska, Potter Lawson

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