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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

Market swag for celebrating your MFM love!

Market swag for celebrating your MFM love!

06/10/2016  |  No Comments

Introducing the latest t-shirt design! MFM's 10th season is represented by the fast growing pea shoot, and the promise of more tendrils and more years to come. We are so thankful to The Make House and Leslie Beia for again... Read More

Taste of the Market: Salad Greens

Taste of the Market: Salad Greens

06/09/2016  |  No Comments

Every month we feature a seasonal food by offering samples to taste of all the varieties brought to market that day by our farm vendors. This time around we're presenting salad greens! Red and green lettuces, butter lettuce, baby greens,... Read More

Meet the Board: Dana Small

05/26/2016  |  No Comments

Dana is a longtime supporter of the Montavilla Farmers Market and has been a Montavilla resident since 2007 where she maintains her own organic garden with beautiful vertical pumpkins. Originally from the agriculturally rich Central Valley of California, some of Dana’s... Read More