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Meet the Board: Sabrina Balderama

Meet the Board: Sabrina Balderama

09/21/2016  |  No Comments

Sabrina was born and raised in the California Central Valley which is one of the most agriculturally productive regions of the country.  As the daughter of a migrant farm worker, Sabrina grew up hearing stories of what life was like... Read More

Join Us For Empty Bowls, a Special Fundraising Event for the Market!

Join Us For Empty Bowls, a Special Fundraising Event for the Market!

07/27/2016  |  No Comments

This September 13, join friends of the Montavilla Farmers Market for Empty Bowls, a special fundraising event at Montavilla Brew Works! GET YOUR TICKETS HERE! What is an Empty Bowls event? Great question! It's a special event to help fight hunger while supporting local farmers... Read More

Hey Kids! Join the POP Club!

Hey Kids! Join the POP Club!

07/26/2016  |  No Comments

Kids Club Offers Free $5 Produce Coupons! Power of Produce (POP) Club is coming to the farmers market this summer! POP Club engages kids in the full market experience, trying new foods, having conversations with farmers, and buying local produce. We'll... Read More

Join the MFM Board!

Join the MFM Board!

07/20/2016  |  No Comments

Our Board of Directors has three vacancies to fill this year and we would love to have you consider joining us! The Montavilla neighborhood is one of the most vibrant and diverse areas of Portland, and our Farmers Market is right... Read More

Meet the Board: Amee Pacheco

Meet the Board: Amee Pacheco

07/15/2016  |  No Comments

Amee grew up in the Montavilla neighborhood, attended Vestal Elementary, and spent quite a bit of time on Stark Street where her dad worked at a bakery. She now lives in North Tabor with her husband and two sons, and... Read More

My Afternoon as MFM's Token Master: Reflecting on the value of Double Up Food Bucks  - by Victoria Alvarez

My Afternoon as MFM’s Token Master: Reflecting on the value of Double Up Food Bucks – by Victoria Alvarez

07/08/2016  |  1 Comment

Late in the morning, on a rainy Sunday, I am strolling down southeast seventy-ninth, heading from Burnside to Stark. The rain is heavy, and I am quickly marching past the older, well-managed homes of the Montavilla neighborhood. I reach the... Read More