It all began in 1971 with one store location in Seattle. Today, Metropolitan Market has become an award-winning grocery store with multiple locations throughout Seattle and Tacoma. Everything in the stores reflects their passion for food, from the knowledgeable specialist in each department, to the thousands of Good Cuisine recipes they’ve developed and the culinary kiosks, where you can experience quality foods firsthand.
Emerald Bay Equity is focused on the profitable redevelopment of under-utilized real estate to enhance our communities. Along with our investor partners, we have redeveloped sites throughout the western USA, bringing these properties into productive service for our tenants, investors and neighborhoods.
Rene Stern has consistently been one of the Seattle area’s leading real estate professionals and has earned the admiration and respect of both her colleagues and clients. Rene has consistently remained in the top percentile of sales in her office and serves as a mentor to new agents. She is an active member of the National, Washington and Seattle-King County Association of Realtors, Greater Seattle and local Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce and several influential networking organizations in the Seattle area.
Jeffrey A. Valcik and Associates take pride in providing outstanding real estate service for the greater Seattle area. Specializing in Seattle neighborhoods, Jeffrey Valcik represents buyers and sellers in Mt. Baker, Washington Park, Madison Park, Mountlake, Capitol Hill, Queen Anne, Magnolia and Laurelhurst. A nationally recognized top producer, Jeffrey has sold more than 600 properties since he began in real estate in 1986, representing in excess of $400 Million in transactions.
This season Jeff will be sponsoring QAFM’s music program, which is essential to making QAFM a great gathering place for all of our friends and neighbors. Bring your picnic blanket, grab some local food and drinks and let’s toast Jeff for his generosity and support of our great community market.
Back in 1980, Whole Foods Market started out with one small store in Austin, Texas. Today, they are the world’s leader in natural and organic foods, with more than 310 stores in North America and the UK. Whole Foods Market seeks out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintains the strictest quality standards in the industry, and continues an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture.
Doctors Express Urgent Care is conveniently located in lower Queen Anne and provides immediate care for acute conditions, without the cost of an ER. The Queen Anne clinic is locally owned & operated, and Board Certified Physicians treat all patients.
Thanks to the generosity of Doctors Express, the market will unveil its first Community Kiosk this season to provide first aid, market information, EBT redemption and emergency services information for our community. Thanks Doctors Express for being a great neighbor!
Liz Petrillo helps buyers and sellers excel in their real estate transactions with the attentive service and thorough education she provides. Believing that knowledge is power when undergoing one of the greatest financial endeavors in one’s life, Liz strives to make every step in the purchase or sale of a home seamless, stress-free, and most of all successful.
Thanks to Liz’s generosity, the market will finally be able to create a Community Table sitting area where neighbors and friends can come together to share a meal. Gather your favorite foods, whether it’s the juicy, just-picked peaches from Collins Family Orchards or a piping hot slice of apple wood-fired pizza from Veraci Pizza, and join us at the table to feed your belly and your hunger for community.
HomeStreet Bank is one of the largest community banks in the Northwest and Hawaii. Since 1921, they have stayed focused on building long-term relationships with customers and providing ongoing support to our communities. HomeStreet Bank offers a full range of financial services including business banking, business lending, consumer banking, mortgage lending, residential construction financing, income property financing and insurance services.
Sip & Ship has two locations to serve you in Ballard and Greenwood. Sip & Ship offers delicious and locally roasted coffee, private mailboxes, worldwide shipping choices, and a wide array of gifts and Seattle made cards.
Twirl is a community cafe and creative play space in Queen Anne. The delicious cafe menu is full of healthy, organic and local offerings in a unique learning environment that includes play dates, activities and classes, social dinners, birthdays, and more in a kid-friendly style.
In addition to hosting a booth to make healthful, kid-friendly meals available at the market, Becky and her family are sponsoring the market treasure hunt for kids, a favorite activity for smaller market fans. Expect to be guided on weekly adventures through the market discovering local foods, farmers, and other wonderful and interesting things that make the market great.
Umpqua Bank’s story began in Canyonville, Ore., when a group of business leaders opened a single location to cash checks and provide loans. In the 58 years since, Umpqua has grown throughout Oregon and into California, Western Washington and Northern Nevada. But we’ve never lost sight of our roots of providing a vital community service and remain firmly committed to the tenet we were founded on: a deep dedication to the communities we serve.