Save the Date: Harvest Market — Nov. 24th

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Pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market — Nov. 24th

Last Sunday was the last day of our regular season (so there is no market this Sunday!), but save the date for our Pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market on November 24th.

We will be back with everything you need for your Thanksgiving meal and to stock up for winter. There will be turkey, sweet potatoes, chestnuts, sweet pumpkins, cranberries and more. Stay tuned for a complete lineup of vendors and what they will have at the market.

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.


Written by Emily Murnen, WFM Market Manager

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This Week at the Market: October 27th

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This Sunday marks the last market of our regular season. We have had a hugely successful season, and it’s all because of our wonderful volunteers, vendors, board members and shoppers. Thank you so much for your continued support! Don’t forget that we will be back on November 24th for our Pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market and Craft Fair.

Eats

Pair of happily grinning jack-o-lanterns.Still want pumpkins for decoration, to make jack-o-lanterns and more for pies? You can find pumpkins of all sizes at the market this Sunday along with fall favorites such as broccoli, winter squash, carrots, beets, wild mushrooms and chestnuts. You can count on a dozen varieties of apples and several types of pears.

Don’t forget to bring any knives or tools to be sharpened by Dragonfly Forge this week! For a complete list of vendors, visit our market map.

Kids’ Activities

Join us for our seventh annual Halloween Carnival. Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required. 🙂 Free activities include:

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-’30s.

Upcoming

Harvest Market – Sunday, November 24th
After a short hiatus, we will return for our final market of the season on Sunday, November 24th. You will be able to purchase Thanksgiving necessities including turkeys and pies, stock up for winter, and purchase holiday gifts from our artisan craft vendors.


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This Week at the Market: October 20th

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Next week is our Halloween Carnival and the last market day for our regular season. We will return after a short hiatus for our pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market. More details for both below.

Survey

This is the last week to share your opinions about the market. Please take our short Customer Survey to help guide our market’s future. We truly value your feedback, and together we can continue to make the farmers market a vibrant marketplace for the community.

Eats

Varieties of cauliflower.There continues to be several varieties of apples, pears, wild mushrooms and winter squash in addition to fall favorites such as Brussels sprouts, chestnuts and potatoes. You will also find Autumn decorations including gourds and pumpkins of all sizes.

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

Kids’ Activities

Kids can join Woodstock Community Church to make fruit art.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Will Layng & The Ribs perform Americana with country, folk and soul influences.

Upcoming

Halloween Carnival — Next Sunday, October 27th

This annual event is not to be missed. Bring the whole family for trick-or-treating, face-painting, music, delicious food and several kids crafts. Dressing in costume is strongly encouraged but not required. 🙂 This is also the last day of the regular season.

Harvest Market — Sunday, November 24th

After a short hiatus, we will return for our final market of the season on Sunday, November 24th. You will be able to purchase Thanksgiving necessities and stock up for winter.


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This Week at the Market: October 13th

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We’ve been getting a lot of questions about when the market season ends. Fear not, we still have three more Sundays. The last day of our regular season is Sunday, October 27th, then we return after a four-week hiatus for our Harvest Market on Sunday, November 24th.

Eats

Stack of delicata squash.Fall is here! There continues to be delicata squash, pumpkins, and several other varieties of winter squash in addition to fall favorites such as Brussels sprouts, apple cider, wild mushrooms, and potatoes. If you haven’t stocked up on apples and pears for sauces, butters and jam, this is the week to do it!

Don’t forget to bring any knives or tools to be sharpened by Dragonfly Forge this week! 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., the 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

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.

Survey

If you haven’t already, please take our short Customer Survey to help guide our market’s future. You can provide us with valuable information about how we are doing and what we can change. We wouldn’t be here without the overwhelming support of our community, so we’re asking you to make your opinions heard!

Upcoming

Save the date for Sunday, October 27th, the last day of our regular season and our eighth annual Halloween Carnival. This event is not to be missed. Bring the whole family for several kids activities, live music, and delicious food.

After a four week hiatus, we will be back for our Harvest Market on Sunday, November 24th. You will be able to stock up for Thanksgiving and the winter.


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This Week at the Market: October 6th

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Survey

We wouldn’t be here without the overwhelming support of our community, so we’re asking you to make your opinions heard. Please take our short Customer Survey to help guide our market’s future. You can provide us with valuable information about how we are doing and what we can change.

Eats

Grapes.Fall is my favorite season, and I’ve definitely seen signs of autumn, such as the changing colors of the leaves and the bounty of fall favorites at the market including pears, apples, grapes, winter squash, and root vegetables. You will also be able to fill your shopping baskets with bagels, pastries, kombucha, hummus, honey, and so much more.

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., Hot July will perform jazz and feature guitar, vocals, and horns.

Board Member 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.

Upcoming

Save the date for Sunday, October 27th, the last day of our regular season and our eighth annual Halloween Carnival. This event is not to be missed. Bring the whole family for trick-or-treating, several kids crafts, live music, and delicious food.

After a short hiatus, we will be back for our Harvest Market on Sunday, November 24th. You will be able to stock up for Thanksgiving and the winter.


Written by Emily Murnen, WFM Market Manager

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This Week at the Market: September 29th

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Eats

Delicata squash.With September coming to an end, the market will feature a bounty of fall favorites at the market including winter squash, pears, apples, pumpkins, and grapes. You will also be able to fill your shopping baskets with staples such as meat, eggs, and cheese.

Need sharp knives for cutting your produce? Dragonfly Forge returns to 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

Cedarwood Waldorf School will be hosting a bookmark craft, and kids can also join WFM Sponsor Senestraro Family Orthodontics for some coloring fun.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Quartetto Allegro will perform a wide selection of classical, traditional, popular, and contemporary pieces.

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.

Upcoming

Save the date for Sunday, October 27th, the last day of our regular season and our eighth annual Halloween Carnival. This event is not to be missed. Bring the whole family for several kids activities, live music, and delicious food.

After a four week hiatus, we will be back for our Harvest Market on Sunday, November 24th. You will be able to stock up for Thanksgiving and the winter.


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This Week at the Market: September 22nd

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Eats

The rain and colder weather definitely confirm that autumn is on its way. At the market you will be able to find both the bounty of summer produce such as summer squash, tomatoes, peppers, and corn, as well some fall favorites including pears, apples, winter squash, potatoes and cauliflower.

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

Kids’ Activities

Blue cat made from a paper bag.Inspire: Party with Art will be hosting a folding cat craft at the Kids Booth this week. Inspire is an arts education company led by professional teachers and artists Maggie Greensmith and Samantha Wilson. The pair guide children through pre-selected art projects at birthday parties and other gatherings. Maggie previously taught art at Woodstock Elementary and Samantha has more than 8 years experience in the animation industry.

Tunes

From 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Three For Silver will perform music inspired by old traditions. The trio combines a gritty aesthetic, world folk traditions and virtuosic technique with a modern songwriting sense.


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This Week at the Market: September 15th

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Eats

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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Eats

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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