Wet winters and dry summers, a majorly white population and unemployment close to rock bottom (thanks Amazon!) are few of the facts that paint the picture for Seattle, America’s westernmost city on the north border with Canada. Apart from its older industrial feel and its “new economy” Internet and technology hype, Seattle has always featured one of the oldest continuously operated public farmers’ markets in the United States. Pike Place Market opened in August 1907, and is a joy to the foodie traveller… not to mention to the photographer!
Let’s explore why!