Archive for Vendor Profiles

Vendor in the Spotlight: Felton & Mary's Artisan Foods -- by Katrina Emery

Vendor in the Spotlight: Felton & Mary’s Artisan Foods — by Katrina Emery

09/07/2016  |  1 Comment

Taking cues from the legacy of the classic Portland restaurant Campbell's, third-generation Tory Campbell has re-created the BBQ sauce and spice rubs that made the restaurant a hit while reviving the community. Roxana holds the front, happily selling her family’s... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Nectar Cafe -- by Mary Diehl

Vendor in the Spotlight: Nectar Cafe — by Mary Diehl

09/01/2016  |  No Comments

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of reconnecting with Natasha, the owner of Nectar Café. Natasha has been a consistent presence at the market since 2010, although the business name of Nectar Café only came into being in 2013.... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Javier Lara of Anahuac Produce - by Lauren Fulwiler

Vendor in the Spotlight: Javier Lara of Anahuac Produce – by Lauren Fulwiler

08/09/2016  |  No Comments

Each Sunday morning Javier Lara can be found chatting with neighbors about the products at his booth, laughing, and giving out samples. He’s the type of warm personality that sells you produce with a story.  Since coming to the United... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Melissa Heim of Eastside Distilling -- by Katrina Emery

Vendor in the Spotlight: Melissa Heim of Eastside Distilling — by Katrina Emery

08/07/2016  |  No Comments

Eastside Distilling has been blowing Portland away with expertly crafted spirits since 2008. Located in SE Distillery Row, they now offer fourteen styles of rum, whiskey, vodka and holiday spirits. Appearing regularly at the farmer’s market (as well as in... Read More

Expert knife sharpening by local blacksmith Arnon Kartmazov!

Expert knife sharpening by local blacksmith Arnon Kartmazov!

07/27/2016  |  No Comments

Montavilla's own Arnon Kartmazov of Bridgetown Forge is back at MFM, on Sunday, July 31st, 2016! 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... Read More

Vendor in the Spotlight: Scratch Meats - by Katrina Emery

Vendor in the Spotlight: Scratch Meats – by Katrina Emery

07/06/2016  |  No Comments

Jeff Garritano is passionate about sausages. So passionate, in fact, that he gave up his job teaching middle school science and algebra to throw himself into making sausages full-time.“It’s a family thing,” he tells me, citing his heritage and the... Read More