"To help support those same vendors and give housebound folks something tasty to look forward to, Savor Seattle is bringing the market to the people — it has begun a delivery service of a box full of curated goods, like fresh flowers, produce, whole bean coffee, and snacks, with every week offering a new combination of items."
Good Things Series
Shelter in Place with Food Tours
"“Our story is about an entire Seattle cross-section of people and businesses who have come together to raise the tide,” says Angela Shen, the founder of the food tour company Savor Seattle, which until recently led groups on tasting tours through Pike Place. She has now launched the wildly popular Iconic Market Box delivery program, which directly helps vendors as well as the market’s Safety Net fund."
King 5 Evening
"If you're having trouble getting groceries delivered from traditional sources, here's a possible solution: a box of staples from Pike Place Market, dropped at your doorstep.
"Iconic Market Boxes" are being curated and delivered by Savor Seattle, a food tour company."
"While it may not be feasible or realistic for you to head to the Market, Savor Seattle has created a way to bring the market to you.
Their Iconic Market Box will feature rotating items from Pike Place Market, including fresh flower bouquets, whole bean coffee and fresh produce. Each box supports eight different vendors, as well as including a donation to the Pike Place Market Safety Net Fund, which supports those affected by the coronavirus pandemic."
"The normally bustling Pike Place Market is now sparse, as Washington’s stay at home order continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the vendors, restaurants, and shops who make up its vibrant spirit are still doing their best to get by, some banding together to share resources and others finding new ways to reach customers. There’s a local tour company called Savor Seattle that delivers boxes full of goods from various market vendors."
Pike Place Podcast
"This week on the PIKE PLACE PODCAST, Jerry and Bob find out how the MARKET is getting along and STAYING VITAL is the age of COVID-19. JOHN from PIKE'S PIT, HENRY from ROTARY GROCERY and ANGELA from SAVOR SEATTLE tell us how they are SURVIVING and DIFFERENT WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT THE MARKET and its VENDORS."
Business Saving Business Podcast
"Savor Seattle founder and CEO Angela Shen offers insights and inspirations on pivoting your business in the face of the coronavirus crisis, innovating despite the fear, forging new partnerships, looking to the future and raising kids while leading of Seattle's most innovative and acclaimed Seattle food experience's. Join host/producer Josh Kerns of Goal 17 Media and co-host Bob Bagga, CEO/BizX for another deep dive to help business save business."
"Like other tour operations, Angela Shen’s business — Savor Seattle Food Tours — is shut down.
To help Pike Place Market vendors, she pivoted her business to bring their products directly to people’s doorsteps via daily no-contact deliveries to the greater Seattle area."