Pike Place Market company creates food packages to help support its vendors

VIDEO: Pike Place Market company creates food packages to help support its vendors

SEATTLE — A local company based at Seattle’s Pike Place Market created a way to help some of its vendors that had to temporarily close because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Savor Seattle, a food tour company based in the market, launched a food box program to help those vendors.

KIRO 7 spoke with Savor Seattle founder Angela Shen as she was preparing packages for the weekend.

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“We decided if we can't bring people to the market, we're going to bring the market to the people,” Shen said.

Each week, the company makes a box that features a rotating mix of Market food vendors, complete with a bouquet of fresh flowers, delicious fruits and veggies and whole bean coffee, the company said.

Savor told KIRO 7 each box supports eight Pike Place Market vendors and provides a $5 donation to the Pike Place Market Safety Net Fund, assisting people in the community most effected by COVID-19.

The company started with a few dozen orders and now up to hundreds of orders.

The program is available for both delivery and pick-up service.

For more information on how to order a package, click here.

Savor Seattle, a food tour company based in Pike Place Market, launched a food box program to help support the market vendors closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Savor Seattle, a food tour company based in Pike Place Market, launched a food box program to help support the market vendors closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.