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A lot of folks have a strategy for dealing with the crowds of summer at the Market: go early in the morning. There is always something new to try. An heirloom tomato, a white nectarine. I have learned to not let my eyes run away with me, but to just get one or two of something to take home and savor. The selection shifts a bit each week as the seasons progress and different offerings are at their prime. Always beautiful to behold and even better to taste something never tried before and discover new favorites. Like other cities, Seattle has a variety of locations of neighborhood farmers markets, some year round, others from around May to October, all with great vendors, beautiful food, and a feeling of community. But, there is just no place quite like Pike Place Public Market, a colorful city favorite for over 100 years.