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Welcome back to Gretchan Jackson!

Welcome back to Gretchan Jackson!

05/12/2015  |  1 Comment

We are very pleased to announce that long-time Market Manager Gretchan Jackson is back this season as our new Development Director! Take a few moments to read about Gretchan's time away, and what she hopes to accomplish this season and... Read More

USDA Grant for Continued SNAP Matching!

USDA Grant for Continued SNAP Matching!

04/02/2015  |  1 Comment

We were very excited yesterday to learn that the USDA has awarded a very sizable grant to help area farmers markets to continue their generous SNAP/EBT matching programs! The grant was awarded to the Farmers Market Fund, a Portland Based... Read More

Meet the Board: Michelle McGrath

Meet the Board: Michelle McGrath

02/16/2015  |  No Comments

Like a cosmic purple carrot, Michelle‘s roots and passion for Montavilla run deep. Her husband, Casey, can trace Montavilla back generations on his family tree. Grandpa Ken still farms three backyards here. Michelle‘s first introduction to the Montavilla Farmers’ Market... Read More

Now Accepting Vendors for 2015!

Now Accepting Vendors for 2015!

02/09/2015  |  No Comments

Montavilla Farmers Market is now accepting vendors for our 2015 season. We strive to provide a vibrant marketplace where our diverse community has access to fresh, high quality, local food. MFM evaluates a vendor product/producer on the following characteristics when determining acceptance: locally... Read More

Too many bags? Bring them to the Market!

Too many bags? Bring them to the Market!

01/08/2015  |  No Comments

Do you have any extra reusable grocery bags laying around the house, cluttering up your cabinets, pantries and coat closets? Drop them off at the market information booth. The friendly staff always keeps a supply of extra bags for those instances... Read More

Meet the Board: Evan P. Schneider

Meet the Board: Evan P. Schneider

01/06/2015  |  No Comments

Originally from the great Southwest, Evan comes from a family of Russian-German farmers. His grandfather owned a farm with a dairy and grew several crops, including corn, alfalfa, sugar beets, oats, and malt barley for Coors Brewing Co. In addition... Read More