Holiday Taste of the Madison Public Market draws over 400 attendees!

Earlier this month, the Madison Public Market Foundation hosted the Madison Public Market Holiday Magic celebration, which drew over 400 people. Attendees were regaled with edible, wearable, sniff-able and show-off- able wares, made by vendors with a particular interest in the proposed Madison Public Market. A highlight of the evening was a chance for a […]

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Small Business Saturday Makes a Big Difference for Local Entrepreneurs

Looking for something special for that special someone this holiday season? Tired of seeing Amazon and WalMart gobble up the local business economy, leaving empty storefronts across Main Street America? Perhaps your best bet is to support your friends and neighbors by buying local on Small Business Saturday, this November 25th. Specialty body care products, […]

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Taste of the Public Market – Holiday Magic! on December 6

After the success of our Taste of the Public Market event in October, many folks have asked us for more Public Market events. We hear you!  We’re planning more Taste of the Madison Public Market events for 2018. Each Taste event will have a different theme to give you sampling of what the Public Market […]

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Letter in Support of the Public Market

Dear City of Madison Alders, Thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback on the City of Madison capital budget. I’m writing in strong support of the $7.5 million to help fund the construction of the Madison Public Market. This is an incredible opportunity for our community and it’s sure to be Madison’s next cherished […]

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Madison Public Market preview event draws large, enthusiastic crowd

  If the size of the crowd and the energy apparent is any indication, the proposed Madison Public Market will be a grand success. At the October 11 “A Taste of the Madison Public Market” preview event, the more than 600 people in attendance indulged in the incredible food and learned about some of the […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Food Innovation Center can boost availability of local foods in region

Read the full story September 24, 2017. If a vibrant Market Hall filled with vendors, events and music delivers the pizzazz to the Madison Public Market, the adjacent Food Innovation Center offers enormous potential to increase the availability of local foods throughout the region, supporters say. The three-story, 15,000- square-foot food-processing facility and training center […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: From momos to children’s books, cultural diversity at heart of Madison Public Market

Read the full story September 24, 2017. Using her grandmother’s long-lost recipes, Singapore native Josey Chu spends more than eight hours making each batch of salty peanut myonya and other sauces. Angel Torres and Leticia Flores, natives of Mexico, grow corn at a cooperative in Verona and use the grain to make organic tortillas at […]

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Wisconsin State Journal: Meet the entrepreneurs being groomed for the Madison Public Market

Read the full story September 24, 2017. If the 30 entrepreneurs in the Madison Public Market’s MarketReady program are any indication, the market will be a crossroads of cultural diversity. The program is offering this group of local chefs, bakers, artisans and specialty retailers extra support as they prepare to grow their businesses into the […]

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Get a Taste of the Madison Public Market on October 11!

The merchants are the heart of our Public Market. With the selection of diverse MarketReady entrepreneurs, we are so close to making our Public Market a reality. The Market will not only foster an ecosystem for accelerating local businesses, but it will also be a unique community gathering place where we honor the different customs […]

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The Food Innovation Center – Bringing more local food to neighborhoods across Madison

Have you ever wondered if places like your favorite local restaurant, your kid’s school, or your employer’s cafeteria provide local food? The demand for more local produce and food products has been on the rise, but larger institutions have had difficulty securing enough local food options to meet the demand. An important goal of the […]

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I am so excited for the Madison Public Market – because of its potential to bridge cultural divides, authentically bring community together, and provide the perfect backdrop where together we can build a shared narrative for the future of our City. - Karen Menendez Coller, Executive Director, Centro Hispano

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