Pike Place Market
SEATTLE—The Nature Conservancy and Pike Place Market are teaming up to host a Picnic for the Planet to celebrate Earth Day, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22.
Chris Ballew of the Presidents of the United States of America will perform, as will bluegrass band the Haggis Brothers. Derek Kavan of improv group Unexpected Productions will emcee the event, involving the audience in eco-trivia and “meet the farmer” games. He'll also crown a King and Queen of Earth Day.
Gather on Pike Place between Stewart and Virginia between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to join the festivities.
Six Market vendors are providing special order-in-advance Earth Day picnic lunches: DeLaurenti’s, Matt’s in the Market, Michou, Steelhead Diner, Uli’s Famous Sausage and Virginia Inn. Go to pikeplacemarket.org to place an order. Other local eateries, including Pear Deli, Botticelli, and Café Lieto, will have Earth Day specials as well.
Picnic for the Planet is a global event by The Nature Conservancy to celebrate our deepest connection to the Earth—the food it provides us. The Nature Conservancy encourages everyone to eat smart, eat local, eat sustainably, eat green, and eat out—get outside for the Picnic for the Planet.
The Nature Conservancy is a leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the Web at www.nature.org.