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Vendor in the Spotlight: Scratch Meats - by Katrina Emery

Vendor in the Spotlight: Scratch Meats – by Katrina Emery

07/06/2016  |  No Comments

Jeff Garritano is passionate about sausages. So passionate, in fact, that he gave up his job teaching middle school science and algebra to throw himself into making sausages full-time.“It’s a family thing,” he tells me, citing his heritage and the... Read More

Abundant Fields Farm: Naturally Grown vs. Organic - by Alexa Bell

Abundant Fields Farm: Naturally Grown vs. Organic – by Alexa Bell

06/28/2016  |  No Comments

In Orient, Oregon, east of Portland and just outside Gresham, is situated a small farm known as Abundant Fields. Run by Rick Reddaway and his family, the farm produces a variety of vegetables to be sold at Montavilla Farmers Market.... Read More

Market Shopping Basket - June 19th by Katrina Emery

Market Shopping Basket – June 19th by Katrina Emery

06/23/2016  |  No Comments

I arrived at the market first thing in the morning, and was immediately smitten with the smells, colors, and mostly the samples, at the market this Sunday. My husband and I both spread out, finding our treasures before combining our... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Cerigioli Gardens - by Katrina Emery

Vendor in the Spotlight: Cerigioli Gardens – by Katrina Emery

06/13/2016  |  No Comments

The heat was rising at the market, and Tony Chastain laments that he forgot his spray bottle. “I like to spray unsuspecting kids,” he grins. “Some of them don’t know how to react.” He invites me to sit on a... Read More

Use your SNAP card and double your money!

Use your SNAP card and double your money!

05/18/2016  |  No Comments

Get more fruits and vegetables when you use your Oregon Trail SNAP Card at Montavilla Farmers Market. It's easy with Double Up Food bucks! For example, if you spend $10 of your SNAP dollars at the market, we will give... Read More

Sponsor MFM this Year!

Sponsor MFM this Year!

05/11/2016  |  No Comments

Montavilla Farmers Market is celebrating ten seasons (and growing!), but we wouldn't be here at all without the help of our tremendous sponsors. Business and community support has been instrumental in the success of the market over our first ten... Read More