Press

  • The Southeast Examiner – September 2, 2016. Empty Bowls/beer pairing fundraiser.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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 …
  • 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 Montavilla vendor, Wambui Machua and Spice of Africa.)
  • 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.
  • 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 …
  • 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.
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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 …
  • 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.