This Week at the Market: September 15th

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Juicy tomatoes.Now that school has been in session for a couple weeks, are you having trouble brainstorming new and exciting ideas for your kids lunches? Come to the farmers market for inspiration! Make a veggie wrap with hummus, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes, and peppers. Fill a bento box with apple slices, beef jerky, hazelnuts, and cucumber slices.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Kids can celebrate bikes with local artist and writer, Addie Boswell. Bring your bike helmet so you can decorate with DIY removable stickers. Kids can also create their own dream bicycle with drawing/coloring sheets, and enter to win a book Go, Bikes, Go!

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Worn Out Shoes Stringboard will perform old-timey music with a touch of bluegrass.

Board Members Wanted

Have you been looking for a new way to support your favorite neighborhood market? The Woodstock Farmers Market is accepting applications to join our Board of Directors. We are seeking dedicated and active members to help with fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. If you can attend one meeting a month and have an interest in fundraising, marketing, or community outreach, we’d love to hear from you.

If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please complete the application form and email it to info@woodstockmarketpdx.com.


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This Week at the Market: September 8th

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Eats

Close-up of ripe peaches.I love this time of year when the stalls are filled with an abundance of produce at the market. Now that school has started, I’ve been filling my son’s lunch with bread, carrots, celery, cucumbers, apples, pears, pickles, and peaches from the market. You will also find several varieties of tomatoes, summer squash, and peppers along with meat and eggs.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Kids can use their imaginations to make their own unique coffee filter butterflies.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Raven & Rose will perform Gypsy and Eastern European folk music. Led by the husband-and-wife team of Rosalie Crowe on violin and singer-songwriter Roy Crowe on accordion, trombone, guitar, melodica, Raven & Rose fills out a unique soundscape from serene and dreamy waltzes to lively and wild kolomeykas.

Woodstock Gives Back

Get involved in your neighborhood this Sunday by shopping at neighborhood business including the farmers market. Businesses throughout Woodstock will raise funds and generate awareness for the charity or nonprofit of their choice including the Oregon Food Bank, Meals on Wheels, Oregon Humane Society and many more.

The Woodstock Farmers Market will be raising money for our SNAP Matching program. SNAP offers nutrition assistance to eligible, low-income individuals and families. Our matching program gives additional purchasing power to our SNAP customers to spend on fresh, healthy food directly from our vendors, which also helps support small family farms.

Stop by the Woodstock Gives Back booth at the market to learn more about this fun neighborhood event, or stop by the market Info Booth to learn more about our SNAP Matching program.


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This Week at the Market: September 1st

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Do your plans for Labor Day weekend include grilling? If so, stop by the market for some steaks, sausages, summer squash, peppers, corn, and potatoes.

Ears of white corn.Excited that school has started? You can stock up on apples, pears, carrots, celery, and peaches for school lunches.

Have you found it difficult to cut your produce form the market? Dragonfly Forge returns to the market this Sunday to sharpen your knives and tools.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

School has started, and kids can color bookmarks for their new school books.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., pretend you’re in Hawaii. Haleakala will perform traditional Hawaiian music played on the slack key and ukulele.

Community

Learn the next level of recycling and tips from Portland Master Recyclers at our community booth on Sunday. Portland Master Recyclers is a volunteer organization comprised of trained and certified master recyclers who have received 30 hours of training.

Sponsor

John L. Scott Realty provides excellent real estate services with uncompromising principles here in the Woodstock neighborhood. Their office is conveniently located at 4111 SE Woodstock Blvd. Stop by at John L Scott Realty’s booth at the market and say hi and learn more about this wonderful sponsor.


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This Week at the Market: August 25th

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Thanks to everyone who came to our annual Kids Day at the market last weekend. We had a ton of kids and families participate in what has become one of our most popular annual events at the market.

Eats

Fragrant ripe melons.We have several varieties of melons at the market in addition to the first of the apples and pears. We continue to have berries, peaches, nectarines and plums as well as an abundance of tomatoes, potatoes, peppers and corn.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Neighborhood potter, Monika Vitek, will be at the market to demonstrate working with clay, while the kids will be able to experiment and play with the clay.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., The Blue Tomorrows will perform acoustic gypsy jazz music.

Community

The Woodstock Neighborhood Association (WNA) works to create a sense of community and maintain and improve the livability of the Woodstock Neighborhood. Stop by their booth to find out more about getting involved in our neighborhood.

Sponsor

We are happy to welcome our sponsor, Advantis Credit Union to the market. Advantis Credit Union has served the Portland, OR metro area since 1928. They are a member-owned Oregon credit union that offers great rates and low fees.


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This Week at the Market: August 18th

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Our Kids Day is an annual favorite, and this year is our ninth year to host a day of kid-centered activities at the market. Bring the entire family for a fun day at the market.

Kids Day coloring activity sheet.

Kids Day

Our ninth annual Kids Day is sponsored by Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Portland Children’s Dentistry, and Senestraro Family Orthodontics. Free activities include:

Eats

Take a break from the festivities and enjoy some Tacos or a Grilled Cheese Sandwich paired with a cold cup of raspberry lemonade to quench your thirst. There will continue to be plenty of peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, peaches, and nectarines to fill up your market basket.

Don’t forget to bring your favorite kitchen knives and tools for sharpening by Dragonfly Forge this Sunday.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Tallulah’s Daddy will perform fun, energetic, interactive acoustic music for kids and their families.


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This Week at the Market: August 11th

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Close-up of ripe peaches.There is a bounty of summer vegetables at the market including peppers, corn, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, carrots and beets. These market favorites will provide both color and flavor for your summer menu. If you are craving sweet fruit, our vendors will have a selection of melons, nectarines, peaches, blueberries and blackberries.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Kids can enjoy a fun butterfly craft at the market this Sunday!

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Eric Ching Trio will perform swing, blues, bebop, and jazz renditions of soul tunes.

Community

Eastside Village is a volunteer, non-profit organization formed to help seniors age in place with services, social events and referrals. The organization serves 23 Portland neighborhoods on the east side of the city. Come by the Eastside Village booth to learn more about how they are enabling Portland’s older adults age at home and in their community healthily, affordably and happily.

Sponsor

We are happy to welcome our sponsor, Woodstock Natural Health Clinic to the market. Woodstock Natural Health Clinic is a community clinic seeking to provide patients of all ages with high quality healthcare. Stop by their booth to find out how they can help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Upcoming

Mark your calendar, because you’re not going to want to miss next week’s annual Kids Day at the market! We will have a plethora of kids activities including live kids music, face painting, crafts and more!


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This Week at the Market: August 4th

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With the temperatures forecasted to to be in the mid-90’s for Sunday’s market, we have decided to close the Kids and Community Booths at 1:30 p.m. The market will remain open until at 2:00 p.m. We will continue to monitor the weather, so please make sure to check our website for any closure updates.

Eats

Piles of pickling cucumbers.It’s that time of year to start thinking about pickling and canning. This week there will be pickling cucumbers, green beans, cabbage, beets, and dill for all of your pickling and canning needs. There will also be cherries, apricots, and peaches if you prefer something sweeter to can.

The peppers and tomatoes are continuing to multiply at the market, and corn, greens, carrots, and several varieties of beans will continue to be plentiful as well.

Dragonfly Forge is scheduled at the market this Sunday, so bring your knives and tools that need to be sharpened. For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Kids can show off their coloring skills at our kids booth this week.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., The Noted will perform original, family friendly inspiring rock about love and life!

Community

Learn the next level of recycling and tips from Portland Master Recyclers at our community booth on Sunday. Portland Master Recyclers is a volunteer organization comprised of trained and certified master recyclers who have received 30 hours of training.

Upcoming

Mark your calendar, because you’re not going to want to miss the eighth annual Kids Day on Sunday, August 18th! We will have kids activities including live kids music, face painting, and several crafts!


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This Week at the Market: July 28th

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Green chili peppers.Last week we saw the arrival of peaches, Padrone and green peppers, and purple potatoes at the market. There will also continue to cucumbers, green beans, carrots, corn, squash, blackberries, and several varieties of tomatoes. This will be the last week for pie cherries, so make sure to pick them up if you’ve been craving cherry pie.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Portland Waldorf School will be on hand to assist children in making felt butterflies. Located on a beautiful 7.2 acre campus in downtown Milwaukie, Portland Waldorf School is a pre-k through 12th grade school with a mission to educate children for the whole of life.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Leah and Steve Band will cover a wide variety of musical genres including but not limited to R&B, Rock, Pop, and Country by adding in their own interpretation to covers and original music.

Community

Pride of Portland Chorus is the premier women’s a cappella chorus of the Pacific Northwest and is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International. They are a non-profit that draws members from all Portland neighborhoods.


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This Week at the Market: July 21st

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Bright red cherries.There continues to be a bounty of vegetables and fruits at the market each Sunday. You will find tomatoes, pickled cucumbers, corn, and summer squash. Kiyokawa Orchards returns to the market this week with dark sweet cherries and tart pie cherries, and you can also add to your basket apricots, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries.

Looking for a way to cool down this weekend? Stop by the market for a delicious cold treat. Urban Cheese has thirst-quenching raspberry lemonade, and Stellar Pop offers refreshing ice pops.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Let creativity run wild at the bead booth this Sunday! Kids can create spiral garden ornaments, pipe cleaner creatures, or bracelets for their friends.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Extra Measure will perform high energy, toe-tapping traditional dance tunes from the British Isles, Canada and the Southeast United States.

Gin Rickey Month

For the month of July, one of our vendors — Townshend’s Distillery — is hosting the 2nd Annual Gin Rickey Month at over 40 bars in the Portland area. Participating bars will be selling Townshend’s Gin Rickeys and donating $1 for every cocktail sold to support NotOk’s Safer Bars Program. Through Safer Bars, NotOk provides training to service industry staff on how to recognize and disrupt sexually predatory behavior that can take place in our drinking spaces. For more information on supporting this amazing cause including a list and map of participating bars, visit the Townshend’s Distillery booth this Sunday or visit ginrickeymonth.com to learn more.


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This Week at the Market: July 12th

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Juicy tomatoes.Last week saw the first of the apricots, pickling cucumbers, and tomatoes, and this week, you will find new vendor Wildland Kombucha. Our vendors will continue to offer delicious fruit including cherries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, and you will also see sweet corn, cucumber, green beans, shelling peas, potatoes and summer squash.

For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Kids can join the Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington in making a fun Pipe Cleaner Constellation craft. Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Hops & Honey Goodtime Band will perform Prohibition Era jazz, blues and rags of the 1920s – ’30’s.


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