Press

  • Oregon Live – October 3, 2017. Portland neighborhood named one of the top 10 to visit in the country.
  • Lonely Planet – October 2017. Hot ‘hoods in the US: 10 neighborhoods you need to visit.
  • East PDX News – July 2017. Montavilla Market brandishes with bounty. Find out how well the Montavilla Farmers Market is doing, and what’s coming up later this summer …
  • Empowering Medicine – June 2017. Healing with The Portland Ashwagandha Farm: An Interview (Feature on MFM vendor, Portland Ashwagandha Farm.)
  • East PDX News – May 2017. Montavilla market opens season early. Here’s why you need not wait until June to shop directly from the farmers: The Montavilla Farmers Market is now open on Sundays …
  • East PDX News – January 2017. Winter ‘Stock-up’ markets return to Montavilla. No matter the weather, here’s where you can go in outer East Portland to buy great fresh and prepared foods.
  • Hundredgivers – December 1, 2016. Food Justice is Fresh Local Food for All
  • East PDX News – November 2016. Montavilla’s Market opens for Thanksgiving. Although their every-Sunday Montavilla Farmers Markets are over for the season, they’ll be open for a Thanksgiving Market on November 20, and at intervals during the winter, too…
  • The Southeast Examiner – September 2, 2016. Empty Bowls/beer pairing fundraiser.
  • Oregon Live – August 24, 2016. Jouk Li Jou provides a rare and wonderful taste of Haiti: Cheap Eats
  • East PDX News – August 2016. Montavilla Fair thrills thousands: See how an outer East Portland summer event, with humble beginnings, has grown to be a major attraction …
  • Sunset Magazine – August 2016. A Perfect Day in Mt. Tabor, OR: Although the extinct volcano that gives this Portland neighborhood its name is forever quiet, the food scene is exploding, bringing diners to a less-traveled part of town.
  • Portland Tribune – July 26, 2016. Montavilla puts on its party clothes Sunday.
  • Venture Portland – July 2016. District Spotlight: Montavilla
  • 60 Seconds with David Reamer – July 2016. Let’s all go to the Montavilla Farmer’s Market.
  • East PDX News – July 2016. Kids’ events start at Montavilla Market: Take a look and you’ll see why this farmers market in outer East Portland brings in shoppers every Sunday …
  • Willamette Week – June 29, 2016. Breaking from custom, one small Oregon farm pays strawberry pickers by the hour. (Profile of Montavilla Farmers Market vendor, Javier Lara of Anahuac Produce.)
  • Living Well Podcast – June 13, 2016. Farmers Market Feasts – In this episode we’ll talk about Portland’s robust network of farmers markets, bringing fresh, local and nutritious produce to your table.
  • East PDX News – May 2016. Montavilla Farm Market opens early. Wait no more! See what’s in store for you at the Montavilla Farmers Market this season …
  • Village Portland – May 13, 2016. This Weekend!
  • Red Tricycle – May 4, 2016. Stop, Shop & Stroll: The Best Places to Explore in Montavilla.
  • East PDX News – January 2016. “Stock Up” market held on Valentine’s Sunday. Valentines Day is the last Montavilla Farmers Market ‘Winter Stock-up Market’ of the season. See what they’re offering …
  • Mother Earth News – November 25, 2015. Farm Incubator Experiment is Working for Abundant Fields Farm, Part 2. (Feature on MFM vendor, Abundant Fields Farm.)
  • Mother Earth News – November 4, 2015. Farm Incubator Experiment is Working for Abundant Fields Farm, Part 1. (Feature on MFM vendor, Abundant Fields Farm.)
  • East PDX News – October 2015. Damp end for Montavilla Market’s season. It poured like crazy during the last Montavilla Farmers Market day. But, they’ll be back, dried off, for a Thanksgiving Market on November 22. Take a look …
  • INUAg – October 1, 2015. Montavilla Farmers Market vendor, InTownAg (now under the name Glasrai Farm), is a 2015 winner of the Innovators in Urban Agriculture Prize.
  • Beaverton Valley Times – September 9, 2015. World Cultures in Spotlight at Beaverton Night Market. (Includes extended feature on MFM vendor, Wambui Machua and Spice of Africa.)
  • Family Vacations US – Fall, 2015. The Big Way Chipotle is Changing Farmers Markets for Kids.
  • The Oregonian – June 20, 2015. Headwaters incubator farm grows small businesses for beginning farmers. (Feature on MFM vendor, Abundant Fields Farm.)
  • East PDX News – June, 2015. Montavilla welcomes their market’s return. Take a look, and you’ll discover why the Montavilla Farmers Market has been successful from their very first day …
  • Montavilla Farmers Market – May 28, 2015. Opening Day May 31, 2015 + continuation of $10 SNAP Match.
  • EaterPDX – April 1, 2015. MOD Pizza Opens at PDX; Clarklewis Installs Rooftop Garden
  • The Hollywood Star News – April 9, 2015. Out and About: Making a go in Montavilla and North Tabor.
  • East PDX News – January 2015. Monthly “Stock-Ups” underway at Montavilla Farmers Market. See what shoppers will find when they visit the January 11 special market …
  • Montavilla Food Co-op – December 5, 2014. Visit Montavilla’s amazing local farmers market this winter.
  • East PDX News – October 2014. Fifth generation Rossi takes up family’s “tilth tradition.” See why this smart college graduate chooses to continue her family’s 135-year tradition of sustainable farming in Parkrose …
  • Portland By Bus – October 26, 2014. Fall & Winter Farmers Markets in Portland.
  • East PDX News – October, 2014. Two farmers markets close for the season — almost. While the Lents and Montavilla markets aren’t open every Sunday anymore this year, find out about their upcoming special events …
  • East PDX News – August 2014. East Portland farm markets flourishing. If you haven’t been to one lately, take a look and see what’s going on at your outer East Portland farmers markets …
  • Junes.co – August 4, 2014. Portland Markets – Hollywood & Montavilla.
  • These Salty Oats – July 22, 2014. Stay Tuned. (Feature on MFM Board Member, Erika Takeo.)
  • East PDX News – June 2014. Fresh food abounds at Lents and Montavilla Farmers Markets. See what these markets have in common – and what makes them different – as these established Farmers Markets open for the season …
  • Oregon Live – May 23, 2014. MeeMee’s Goodies a home-grown jam affair: Vendors of Beaverton Farmers Market. (Feature on MFM vendor, MeeMee’s Goodies.)
  • East PDX News – January 2014. Last Montavilla “Winter Market” scheduled for February 9. If you haven’t been to one these ‘off season’ sessions – you really should plan to visit this unique open-air marketplace before it closes …
  • PDX Food Love – October 1, 2013. Pear Salad with Gorgonzola.
  • East PDX News – October 2013. Farmers Markets bid farewell to successful seasons. How did the Lents International and Montavilla farmers markets do this year? Well, take a look. And, discover where you can buy fresh produce, even during the winter months …
  • These Salty Oats – June 18, 2013. Ensuring Diversity by Preserving the Past. (Feature on MFM vendor, Boondockers Farm.)
  • Illusio Design – 2013. Helping a Farmers Market Take Root.
  • Oregon Live – June 7, 2012. Table Talk: What happens when restaurants mess up; cleaning cast iron; chefs at the market
  • Musings By Paul – June 4, 2012. The 100th Market…
  • East PDX News – June 2012. Montavilla Farmers Market opens its sixth season. In addition to its being the first market day of the season, discover the other milestone this urban farmers market was celebrating …
  • Oregon Live – April 20, 2012. Matt and Madelyn Morris harvest honey and herbal remedies at their organic apiary in Troutdale (Feature on MFM vendor, Mickelberry Gardens.)
  • The Kitchen Rag – April 10, 2012. Deck Family Farm – A Photo Essay. (Feature on MFM vendor, Deck Family Farm.)
  • PDX Pipeline – November 16, 2011. SE Portland Thanksgiving Holiday Market | Local Turkey, Cranberries, Smoked Salmon & More.
  • Edible Portland – November 10, 2011. Montavilla Farmers Market has been nominated for the 2012 Local Heroes Award!
  • Portland Mercury – July 28, 2011. What an honor to be selected for the PDX Approved Reader’s Choice list of favorite farmers markets.
  • Portland Monthly Magazine – June 2, 2011. We’re so excited to see what the kids create at our Opening Day Junior Iron Chef Cookoff!
  • Oregon Live – May 31, 2011. Small Bites: Elephant’s new veggie wrap, Beer Chips, and more
  • Association of Oregon Recyclers – March 2011. Kristin Wildensee was honored with the Alice Soderwall Reuse and Waste Prevention Award for creating the Montavilla Farmers Market’s innovative Durable Dish Program.
  • Sustainable Food for Thought – January 25, 2011. Read about the Montavilla Farmers Market Winter Stockup Market, and what it means to eat seasonally all year long.
  • East PDX News – January 2011. Outdoor market open year ’round in Montavilla.
  • SE Uplift – January 2011. The Montavilla Farmers Market receives a Neighborhood Small Grant Program from SE Uplift for a Community Celebration to kick off our 2011 season in June!
  • MOVO – October 24, 2010. A trip to a local farmer’s market turned into…
  • Mix Magazine – June, 2010. Best eats at Portland-area Farmers Markets.
  • Jill Bliss – 2010. Logo for Montavilla Farmers Market.
  • East PDX News – November 2009. Montavilla Farmers Market goes fallow after another great season. How did this outer East Portland market fare this year? We’ll dig to the root of the truth for you, in this fascinating article …
  • Good Stuff NW – September 2009. Kathleen Bauer shares her experience shopping at MFM and provides a recipe for Xnipec (Yucatan salsa) using market produce.
  • The Garden of Leah – August 9, 2009. Portland Farmers Market.
  • East PDX News – June 2008. Outdoor market in Montavilla starts successful second season. See why this farmer’s market on SE Stark St. packs ’em in, even with an earlier start …
  • Good Stuff NW – June 2008. Market Watch: Montavilla Farmers’ Market.
  • East PDX News – July 2007. Montavilla’s first-ever Farmers Market premiers July 22. If you missed it, a look at this story and you’ll see why you must come and check out the newest open-air market in outer East Portland next week.