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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

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