A Guide to Portland's Farmers Markets

A Guide to Portland's Farmer's Markets: Eat Local, Live Better

Hello, fellow Portlanders (or aspiring ones)!

Portland isn't just a city; it's a way of life. Our evergreen streets, bridges, coffee shops, and the stunning Mount Hood silhouette are all iconic. Still, if you delve a little deeper, you’ll discover the beating heart of the city: our bountiful farmer's markets. These markets are more than just places to shop – they're a testament to the city's commitment to sustainability, local produce, and community bonding. They bring the farm right to our doorsteps, offering an abundance of fresh, organic, and artisanal options as diverse as our city's residents.

Hungry for more? Let’s take a journey through some of our favorite farmers markets that the Rose City has to offer!

A typical weekend morning in Portland. Bountiful, vibrant, and oh-so-tempting! (Image via Flickr by Mack Male)

Portland Farmers Market at PSU

Downtown's year-round treasure, PSU is the go-to for an array of fresh delights.

  • Location: South Park Blocks at PSU
  • Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 am - 2 pm
  • Seasons: Year-round (Limited vendors in January & February)

Vendor Spotlight: Browny Bee Honey – Sweet, raw honey that dances on your taste buds!

Browny Bee Honey – Sweetness straight from the heart of Portland!

King Farmers Market

Celebrate the blend of cultures and cuisines in this three-season market.

  • Location: NE 7th & Wygant
  • Hours: Sundays, 10 am - 2 pm
  • Seasons: April through November

Vendor Spotlight: Winter Green Farm – Spicy, organic greens that zest up any dish.

Winter Green Farm – The world, wrapped in leafy greens.

Lents International Farmers Market

Lents showcases global flavors and pays homage to our diverse farming community.

  • Location: SE 92nd and Reedway (between Foster and Harold)
  • Hours: Sundays, 9 am - 2 pm
  • Seasons: June through November

Vendor Spotlight: Kiyokawa Family Orchards – Third-generation family orchards featuring delicious apples, pears, cherries, peaches, and more.

Kiyokawa Family Orchards – Bringing you 150 different varieties of fruits and the largest U-pick in the valley. (Image sourced from kiyokawafamilyorchards.com)

Hollywood Farmers Market

Experience the vibrant community spirit and a variety of fresh options at the Hollywood Market.

  • Location: NE Hancock Street between 44th and 45th Avenues
  • Hours: Saturdays, 8 am - 1 pm
  • Seasons: April through November (with extended dates into December)

Vendor Spotlight: Tabor Bread – Delicious, fresh-baked breads - from baguettes to ryes and everything in between.

Tabor Bread – Baked delights for every Portland table! (Image via Bridgetown Bites by Meg Cotner)

Portland's abundance of fresh, local produce is unmatched, creating a haven for food lovers and health enthusiasts alike. So, what's keeping you? Dive in, explore, taste, and revel in the freshness. And hey, we’re curious – what are your favorite can't-miss farmers markets? Let us know in the comments below!

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