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June 5th Opening Day Celebration

06/01/2011  |  No Comments

The Montavilla Farmers Market will kick off our fifth season on June 5th from 10am to 2pm with a festive Opening Day Celebration, thanks to a grant from SE Uplift. Enjoy Oregon’s bounty of fresh local produce and fruit, baked... Read More

A Spring Recipe Roundup

A Spring Recipe Roundup

05/29/2011  |  2 Comments

Spring is such a lovely time a year. It brings with it the promise of summer, but at the same time, this season has its own special beauty. The trees come alive, vegetables spring up from the ground, and the... Read More

Spring is Here!

Spring is Here!

04/24/2011  |  No Comments

It's almost May and we're ramping up for our opening day on June 5th. This is the markets 5th and biggest season so far and I'm absolutely excited to be a part of the planning.... Read More

Winter Market Soup

Winter Market Soup

02/20/2011  |  4 Comments

The last winter stock up market is a glorious, albeit bittersweet, event. Since it is the very last market of the season, it instills in me a sense of urgency; a compulsion to purchase all that I can to last me through the... Read More

Food Bills in the 2011 Oregon Legislature

Food Bills in the 2011 Oregon Legislature

02/12/2011  |  1 Comment

Currently in Salem, there is a pitched policy battle being waged, the outcome of which will determine the make-up of the food that appears on Oregonians’ dinner plate.  Many Oregonians are aware of the natural bounty produced by the farmers... Read More

Winter market shopping

Winter market shopping

01/23/2011  |  No Comments

We have it pretty good here in the Pacific Northwest during the winter. Sure, we've had our frosty mornings and threats of "wintry mixes" and "arctic blasts" as the tv forecasters dramatize. But by and large... Read More