Archive for September, 2011

Eggplant cooked in the Pickling Style

09/30/2011  |  No Comments

Sophie Rahman, from Masala, will be back at the Market this Sunday to share her tips for preparing delicious Indian dishes using fresh market ingredients. Here's her eggplant recipe for her demo! Ingredients: Freshly ground root ginger 1 tsp Freshly ground Garlic 1... Read More

Overwintering Your Garden

Overwintering Your Garden

09/23/2011  |  No Comments

Every gardener knows that harvest season is a magical time of year. Late summer crops are coming in by the bucketfuls, early fall vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower and potatoes are just coming on, and the summer heat has died... Read More

Bring your bags: City bag ban goes into effect October 15

Bring your bags: City bag ban goes into effect October 15

09/22/2011  |  No Comments

On July 21, the City of Portland joined a handful of cities in banning plastic bags at the check out counter of large retail stores. Single-use plastic bags often end up littering our streets, jamming up recycling equipment, and polluting... Read More

Market Chef : Chris Carriker

09/21/2011  |  No Comments

This week we’ve got Chef Chris Carriker of the Gilt Club up in the Chef Demo tent! I have to admit a little bias here. Gilt Club is a place special to my heart for all kinds of reasons, and... Read More

Market Chef : Julie Hasson

09/14/2011  |  No Comments

I was going to start writing this post about 45 minutes ago, and take my time carefully crafting each sentence and idea as I always do - as you, dear readers, have come to expect of me! I say was... Read More

Millions of Tomatoes, Tomatoes for Free

Millions of Tomatoes, Tomatoes for Free

09/14/2011  |  No Comments

Every time I slice a tomato and see the puddle of seeds left on the cutting board, I can't help but think of next year's garden. Each seed carries the potential to be a tall, bushy plant heavy with fruit.... Read More