Columbia City Farmers Market ranks among America’s best farmers’ markets for travelers
For a great urban market, Nina Planck, author of “Real Food: What to Eat and Why” and founder of London Farmers’ Markets, recommends Columbia City Farmers Market. With more than 40 WA state farmers and small food vendors, travelers are bound to find something to take back with them.
In ‘export nation,’ Seattle enjoys strong position
According to a new report from the Brookings Institution, Seattle ranked No. 10 among the 100 largest metropolitan areas, with more than $24 billion in exports in 2008 and representing 2.3 percent of all metro exports.
WA turns to social networks and other innovations to drive a $14 billion industry
Seattle Business Magazine
Tourism is a big deal for the Seattle-Puget Sound region as well. Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau preliminary numbers for 2009 show 8.8 million visitors spending $6.8 billion while visiting the city and King County.
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