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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

Meet the Board: Joe Connell

01/06/2015  |  No Comments

Joe has been shopping with his wife Colleen at the market for the last 3 years. When he is not shopping for and cooking great food from as local a source as he can, he is working for Habitat for... Read More

December food drive at MFM!

December food drive at MFM!

11/11/2014  |  No Comments

Sponsors Organized to Assist Refugees (SOAR) will be community tabling at MFM on December 21st to accept food donations for our community's newest residents. SOAR is a refugee resettlement agency located here in Portland. This past year they resettled 360 refugees from... Read More

Costume Contest!

Costume Contest!

10/24/2014  |  No Comments

Bring the family (and the family dog!) down to the market on Sunday for a fun-filled and festive Halloween Costume Contest! Costumed kids and dogs are invited to take part in the costume parade at noon to show off their... Read More

Expert knife sharpening by local blacksmith Arnon Kartmazov!

Expert knife sharpening by local blacksmith Arnon Kartmazov!

10/16/2014  |  No Comments

Montavilla's own Arnon Kartmazov of Bridgetown Forge is back at the Market. Here's a few words from Arnon about his practices: "Having lived and apprenticed in Japan for a long time, my attitude to knife-making and knife sharpening is somewhat different from... Read More