Portland Farmers Markets
Portland Farmer’s Markets: Fresh Local Produce
One of the many aspects of farmers markets is getting to know the vendors. These vendors worked long and hard to bring you their best and freshest foods. They also have to nitty-gritty knowledge of the growth and production procedures. By purchasing at local farmers markets, you know your produce is healthy and cannot fresher than that. To help support the goals of local agriculture, you may purchase bags, t-shirts, and tokens; which are available at the “Information Booths”.
Portland’s Farmers Markets are located at these 6 locations:
Portland State University: Saturdays, year round, 8:30 am to 3 pm (March-Nov) and 9 am to 2 pm (Nov-Feb), closed Dec 26th for holidays. There are 140 stalls, but over 200 vendors participate at the PSU location. PSU is located in the South Park Blocks between SW Hall & SW Montgomery on the west side of the Willamette River. A close street address to this market is 1717 SW Park Avenue. *No pets allowed at this location.
Pioneer Courthouse Square: Open Mondays mid June through end of September, 10 am to 2 pm, closed for Labor Day. There is an average of 30 vendors selling baked goods, flowers, berries, and of course, produce. Pioneer Courthouse Square is located between SW Broadway & SW 6th and SW Morrison & SW Yamhill. A close street address to this market is 700 SW 6th Ave. *No pets allowed*
Shemanski Park: Open Wednesdays, 10 am to 2 pm, early May through late November. There are 50 vendors at this location. Located in the South Park Blocks at Shemanski Park between SW Salmon & SW Main. A close street address to this market is 1037 SW Broadway. *No pets allowed*
Buckman: Open Thursdays, 3 pm to 7 pm, early May through late September. This is a smaller location with about 25 vendors on site. Located at SE 20th & Salmon between SE Belmont & SE Hawthorne. A close street address to this market is 1137 SE 20th Avenue. *Dogs allowed*
Northwest: Thursdays, 2 pm to 6 pm, early June through late September. This market is also smaller, it has about 25 vendors. The market also has bingo every half hour starting at 2:30 pm. Located on the corner of NW 19th Avenue and NW Everett Street. A close street address to this market is 147 NW 19th Avenue. *Dogs allowed*
King: Sundays, early May, 10 am to 2 pm, through late November. This market has 35 vendors on site. Located at NE 7th & Wygant between NE Alberta & NE Prescott . A close street address to this market is 4906 NE 6th Avenue. *Dogs allowed*
Regarding pets: Portland Farmers Markets do not allow dogs or other pets at their two busiest markets – PSU and Shemanski Park. However, pets are welcome at all other markets. All six markets are open to service animals.
On a pre-arranged basis guided tours are given of the markets. Tours will include how food is produced, why it is important to make good food choices, meeting farmers and artisan food producers from the market community. Contact the market’s Education and Outreach Specialist, Anna Curtin (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For your convenience, Portland’s Farmer’s Markets do accept debit and credit and SNAP cards, as well as FDNP and WIC vouchers. The only cost to you is what you purchase at the markets.
Portland’s Farmer’s Market
(503) 241-0032 ·
The closest Farmer’s Markets to Whispering Woods Resort are located in the cities of Sandy, Gresham and Troutdale, Oregon. A larger list of local Farmers Markets can be found on the Portland Farmers Market page.
Mt Hood Farmers Market: Open Saturdays, early May through late October. The hours for May- Labor Day weekend are 9 am to 3 pm. After Labor Day weekend is 9 am to 2 pm. The market is located at 38600 Proctor Blvd, Sandy, OR 97055. There are entrances on both Proctor Blvd (west bound) and Pioneer Blvd (east bound). More information and pictures can be found on their Facebook page.
Gresham Farmers Market: Open Saturdays, 2nd Saturday of May (Mother’s Day weekend) through end of October. The hours of the market are 8:30 am to 2 pm. The location is in Old Town Gresham, between NW Miller & NW Main and NW 2nd and NW 3rd. A close street address to this market it is 201 N Main Avenue, Gresham, OR 97030.
Troutdale Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Open Saturdays, year round. The hours include, 10 am to 2 pm. The market will be closed on extreme weather days, to stay informed check the website the day of for up to date information. Also, look into the First Friday Art Walk, which occurs February through December, 3 pm to 9 pm. Both events are located at the Troutdale Railroad Depot Museum, 473 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy, Troutdale, OR 97060.