Archive for September, 2012

Preserving the Harvest: One Pot Tomato Sauce

Preserving the Harvest: One Pot Tomato Sauce

09/27/2012  |  No Comments

  Last week, we shared a few tips on saving tomato seeds. This week, we'd like to share with you a few tips for saving actual tomatoes! There are many, many different ways to preserve tomatoes. You may choose to can whole... Read More

Market Chef : Julie Merry

09/24/2012  |  No Comments

In the hotseat this week, we've got Julie Merry! With a Bachelors in Nutrition and a culinary degree from Western Culinary Insitute, Julie Merry is one well-rounded lady. Since opening her buisness, the Merry Kitchen, in 2007, she's been spending her days teaching... Read More

Wear your love for MFM

Wear your love for MFM

09/20/2012  |  No Comments

Want to show the world how much you love the Montavilla Farmers Market? Pick up a market t-shirt to show off your MFM pride! We love our new shirts this season. They are printed locally on soft shirts made with... Read More

Save the seeds!

Save the seeds!

09/20/2012  |  No Comments

The weather is starting to turn to fall, and I've been happily harvesting the last of the tomatoes from my backyard and starting to look forward to next year's garden. It brought to mind this handy post written last year... Read More

Market Chef : Nathan Gerdes

09/18/2012  |  No Comments

Nathan Gerdes is a local (soon-to-be) legend. He's been bartending for more than a decade, and doing so in Portland for a little more than 3 years. He spoke to us this week in anticipation of his upcoming Market Demo,... Read More

How Canola Grown In The Willamette Valley Would Affect Farmers Market Vendors

How Canola Grown In The Willamette Valley Would Affect Farmers Market Vendors

09/14/2012  |  1 Comment

Written By Kyle Curtis You probably don’t think of canola all that much, if at all. Perhaps there is a bottle of canola oil in your pantry that you use to cook with. This oil, after all, is heart-healthy and good... Read More