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YEAR-ROUND,  every Wednesday 2-7pm

july 30

 

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In New England, where I'm from, summer = lobster. But as we all know, Portland is not like the rest of the country. So rather than going gaga for an oversized crustacean like our New England counterparts, let's do it NW style: let's go gaga for lobster mushrooms. Let's put them in chowders, bisques, and sautees and take pleasure in doing things just a little bit differently than they do in the rest of the country.

Questions, comments, concerns? Email Ashley Todd, the Farmers' Market Coordinator. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

market events

July 30

Eastside Distilling is taking this week off. They will be back next week with their homegrown, super-local, small-batch spirits.

Ammie's Goodies will be away this week. A stop at Pie to the People or Tabor Bread will satisfy your sweet tooth though.

This is the last week to help PSU students with their Farmers' Market research project. The project is designed to help us track who comes to the Farmers' Market and why. Information gathered will help us increase market attendance, and better work toward our end of "Thriving Cooperative & Local Economies". You can help by stopping and answering their quick survey.

The Seasonal Table Macrobiotic chef and People's Member-Owner Patty Bauer will be here from 4-5 demonstrating Five 5-minute salad dressings to help you take advantage of all the market's fresh salad fixin's. Stop by for a taste and some recipes to take home.

Kids' Activity Booth Come on down with the kiddos for coloring, arts & crafts, and storytelling. Hang out with them there, or drop them off with our friendly child-care provider while you shop!

Music at the Market Halakea will be here this week from 5-6, playing Hawaiian-style music. Stop by for the cooking demo, and stick around for the tunes.

Interested in playing at the market? Emailthenobleblues@gmail.com for booking information.

Debit/Credit and EBT at the Market Use your debit, credit or EBTcard at the market! No more waiting in line in the co-op for cash! Want to use your card, have questions or just curious? Head to the info booth and we’ll tell you all about it.

Seed Swap Continues!
Bring some, take some. Peruse our seed stock and get growing.

SNAP Matching Program continues...with your help!
Since August 2013, People's has been providing EBT customers with up to $5 in matching tokens every week for use at the Farmers' Market. Funding is confirmed for 2014, but in order to help us keep this program going we are asking for your help. If you have a Patronage Dividend, please consider donating it to help us fund this awesome program. Stop by the info booth if you have questions, or need more info!

what's fresh this week

  • lettuces/salad mix
  • hot peppers
  • bell peppers
  • tomatoes
  • blueberries
  • eggs
  • radishes
  • eggplant
  • mushrooms
  • fennel
  • plums
  • broccoli
  • cauliflower
  • edible & medicinal flowers
  • chard
  • carrots
  • onions - red, white, and Walla Walla sweets!
  • potatoes
  • garlic
  • leeks
  • peas & beans
  • cabbage
  • medicinal herbs
  • purslane
  • fennel
  • strawberries
  • raspberries
  • fava beans
  • cucumbers
  • beets
  • bok choi
  • flowers
  • cherries
  • pickling cukes
  • summer squash
  • who's here this week

    * indicates Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth or WSDA

  • Crooked Furrow / Harcombe Farms
  • * Farmageddon
  • Flying Onion Farm
  • * Fraga Farms
  • Gee Creek
  • Great River
  • MC Farms
  • * Mushroomery
  • Naked Acres
  • Nightlight Farms
  • Obrist Family Farm
  • Rising Stone Farm
  • *Springwood Farm

  • Prepared Foods and Other Services

  • 3 Sisters Nixtamal
  • Cultured Bean
  • Kids' Activity Booth
  • Sara's Tamales
  • Tabor Bread
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