Archive for October, 2011

Small Farms, Big Decisions

Small Farms, Big Decisions

10/27/2011  |  3 Comments

Fairview Farm, a vendor at the Montavilla Farmers Market, no longer carries certified organic goat’s milk. I state this not to call them out, but to highlight a difficult decision that many small farmers face in the reality of this... Read More

Halloween Market Fun

Halloween Market Fun

10/24/2011  |  No Comments

October 30, the last regular 2011 market day, will be filled with Halloween fun! Visitors, especially kids, are encouraged to wear costumes for our costume contest. They can make a treat bag at a craft station and then go “door... Read More

Market Chef : Tim Daly

10/20/2011  |  No Comments

Tim Daly is a tough guy to pin down. It was a feat of miraculous proportions when at last I caught him on the phone for our interview, and it was at once thrilling, and frightening - I kept half... Read More

SNAP Matching Funds Extended

SNAP Matching Funds Extended

10/13/2011  |  No Comments

We're happy to announce the extension of our SNAP matching funds through the end of this season. The funds provide up to a five dollars match to shoppers who use their Oregon Trail EBT card at the market. The matching... Read More

Montavilla Market Outreach : Senior Program

Montavilla Market Outreach : Senior Program

10/11/2011  |  1 Comment

Those who have shopped at the Montavilla Farmers Market know that it’s something special. Small and intimate, the market stands out from the sea of Portland farmers markets for its uniquely neighborhood vibe. There is a homespun quality to the... Read More

MARKET CHEF : Kimberly of Blues City Greens

10/11/2011  |  No Comments

Well friends, another week, another chef demo, another trend emerges! Like many of our other chefs, Kimberly James of the spanking new Southern food cart Blues City Greens began her life in the kitchen as a young (11 year old)... Read More