Madison Magazine: City with a Heart

Read the full story January 29, 2019. Madison’s nonprofits provide critical services that ensure the city’s rich resources are accessible to all its residents. In turn, they rely on the support of donors and the larger business community. So many private business leaders step up to the plate every day, knowing their employees value service […]

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Northside News: New site announced for Madison Public Market

Read the full story January 28, 2019. Mayor Paul Soglin recently announced updated plans for the Madison Public Market. This year-round market space, which will be home to local food and retail vendors, will now be located at the corner of First Street and East Johnson Street, rather than at the corner of First and […]

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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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Capital City Hues: Members of Madison’s Public Market in Waiting

Read the full story December 10, 2018 Hedi Rudd While the location of the Madison Public Market itself may e in question, there is no question that the vendors who have been chosen to populate the market are ready to sell their goods and services. This holiday, you can visit the market website’s commerce page […]

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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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“I can’t think of any better way to truly experience the culture of a city. The Public Market will be a place that brings people together from all backgrounds to share their love for food; giving the opportunity to diverse local businesses and artisans to have a space to grow and showcase their craft. It will be an important piece to the economic growth of our city and a vibrant destination experience.” - Sujhey Beisser, Park Bank & Five Senses Palate

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