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Books to Inspire Locavores

My interest in becoming more of a locavore was inspired first by The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan.

Here is my bibliography of books to inspire and assist you in thinking more about what you eat and where it comes from:

Books for LocavOregon Readers



List of Portland-Area Farmers Markets


Beaverton

Beaverton Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-1:30pm
May 9 – October
Hall Blvd, between 3rd & 5th Sts
Ginger Rapport • (503) 643-5345
market@beavertonfarmersmarket.com
www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 4 Beaverton, OR 97075
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Beaverton Wednesday Farmers Market 
Wednesdays, 3-6pm
Mid June – August 
Hall Blvd, between 3rd& 5th Sts
Ginger Rapport • (503) 643-5345
market@beavertonfarmersmarket.com
www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 4 Beaverton, OR 97075
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Boring

Boring Farmer’s Market
Sundays, 10am-3pm
May 10th – September 13th
Special Mothers Day Market May 11th
Boring Station Trailhead Park
Hwy 212 and Wally Rd
Julie Webster • (503) 293-5016
boringfm@gmail.com
www.boringfarmersmarket.com 
313 NE Hood Ave, Gresham, OR  97030

Canby

Canby Saturday Market
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
Mid May – Mid October
1st Ave at Holly Street
Lisa Allen• (503) 263-5151
canbysaturdaymarket@canby.com
www.canbysaturdaymarket.com
PO Box 386, Canby, OR 97013

Cedar Mill

Cedar Mill Sunset Farmers’ Market
Sponsored by 
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District

Saturdays, 8am-1pm
Saturday May 9 through October 24, 2009
NW Cornell, 1 block West of Murray
across from Sunset High School 
Dina Gross • (503) 913-7733 
dina@thegnar.org
www.cmfmarket.org
PO Box 91362, Portland, OR 97291-0362

Clackamas

Clackamas Farmers’ & Artists’ Market
Wednesdays, 4-8pm
May – October
12000 SE 82nd Ave, Clackamas Town Center
Peter Tuomala • (503) 407-3403
windance@pacifier.com
www.windancefarmsandart.com
4805 NE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR  97220

Sunnyside Grange Farmers’ & Artists’ Market
Sundays, 11:30am-3:30pm
April – October
13100 SE Sunnyside Rd
Peter Tuomala • (503) 407-3403
windance@pacifier.com
www.windancefarmsandart.com
4805 NE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR  97220

Estacada

Estacada Farmers Market
Saturdays, 10am – 3pm
May 2nd through October 31st , 2009
3rd & Broadway St
downtown Estacada
Debra Bufton • (503) 630-4490
www.estacadafarmersmarket.4t.com
PO Box 1704, Estacada, OR 97023

Fairview

Fairview Farmers’ & Artists’ Market
Thursdays, 4-8pm
May – October
Fairview City Hall, 1300 Village St
Peter Tuomala • (503) 407-3403
windance@pacifier.com
www.windancefarmsandart.com
4805 NE 92nd Ave 
Portland, OR 97220

Forest Grove

Forest Grove Farmers Market
Wednesday, 4-8pm
Wednesday May 13 – Mid October
Main St between 21st & Pacific Ave, Downtown Forest Grove
Gina Bell • (503) 992-0078
farmersmarket@adelantemujeres.org
www.adelantemujeres.org/ 
2420 19th Avenue 
Forest Grove, OR 97116
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Gresham

Gresham Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:30am-2pm
May 9 – October  
3rd and Miller St
Jeff Alderman • (503) 341-4153
gfmmanager@yahoo.com
www.greshamfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 2514 Gresham, OR 97030

Hillsboro

Hillsboro Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-1:30pm
May – December
Main St between 1st and 3rd
Courthouse Square
Kimberly Culbertson • (503) 844-6685
manager@hillsboromarkets.org
www.hillsboromarkets.org
232 NE Lincoln Street, Ste J, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace
Tuesdays, 5:30-8pm
Mid June – August 
Courthouse Square
Main St, 1st to 3rd Ave.
Lesley Wise • (503) 601-0478
manager@tuesdaymarketplace.org
www.tuesdaymarketplace.org/
232 NE Lincoln Street, Ste J
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Hillsboro Farmers’ Market at Orenco Station
Sundays, 10am-2pm
Early May – September
61st & Cornell Road
Kimberly Culbertson • (503) 844-6685
manager@hillsboromarkets.org
www.hillsboromarkets.org
232 NE Lincoln Street, Ste J, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Lake Oswego

Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 8:30am-1:30pm
May 16 – October 10, 2009
Millennium Park, 1st St & Evergreen
Maddie Ovenell • (503) 697-6590
movenell@ci.oswego.or.us
www.ci.oswego.or.us/farmersmarket/default.htm
200 Evergreen St,  Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Milwaukie

Milwaukie Sunday Farmer’s Market
Sundays, 9:30am-2pm
May 10th through October 25th
99 E/ McLaughlin Blvd & SE Harrison
Brendan Eiswerth • (503) 407-0956
brendan@milwaukiefarmersmarket.com
www.milwaukiefarmersmarket.com
11009 SE 28th Ave, Milwaukie, OR 97222
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Oregon City;

Oregon City Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 9am-2pm
May 2 – October, 2009
2051 Kaen Rd. at Beavercreek Rd
Clackamas County Public Service Bldg Lot
Jackie Hammond-Williams • (503) 734-0192
marketmanager@orcityfarmersmarket.com
www.orcityfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 2931, Oregon City, OR 97045
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland

Hillsdale Farmers’ Market
Sundays, 10am-2pm
May 3 – November 22, 2009
Twice monthly, December – April
1405 SW Vermont
Rieke Elem/Wilson HS Pkg lot
parking entrance: SW Sunset Blvd& SW Capitol Hwy
Eamon Molloy • (503) 475-6555
contact@hillsdalefarmersmarket.com
www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com
1509 SW Sunset Blvd, Ste 2E
Portland, OR 97239
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Hollywood Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 8am-1pm
May 2 – October
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
November until Thanksgiving
NE Hancock between 44th & 45th,
One block South of Sandy
Sarah Broderick • (503) 709-7403
info@hollywoodfarmersmarket.org
www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org
PO Box 13233 Portland, OR 97213
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Interstate Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 3-7pm
May 20 – Sept 30, 2009
Overlook Park, N Fremont & Interstate
(971) 344-0115
contact@interstatefarmersmarket.com www.interstatefarmersmarket.com
2209 N Schofield, Portland, OR  97217
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Lents International Farmers’ Market
Sundays, 9am-2pm
June 14 through October 25, 2009
SE 92nd and SE Foster Road
Eliza Davenport • (503) 282-4245
LentsFarmersMarket@gmail.com
www.zenger.eroi.com/lents-internation-farmers-market
11741 SE Foster Road Portland, Oregon 97266
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Lloyd Farmers Market
Tuesdays, 10am-2pm
June – September
NE Holladay St Between 7th and 9th
Eamon Molloy • (503) 730-8367
eamon.f.molloy@gmail.com
6327 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite C
Portland, OR 97239

Montavilla Farmers Market
Sundays, 10am-2pm
June 21 – October 25, 2009
plus November 8th & 22nd
7600 block of SE Stark St
Gretchan Jackson
gretchan@montavillamarket.org
www.montavillamarket.org
PO Box 16238, Portland, OR 97262

Moreland Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 3:30-7:30pm
May 13 – September 30, 2009
SE Bybee and SE 14th St
Laura Wendel • (503) 341-9350
laura@morelandfarmersmarket.org
www.morelandfarmersmarket.org
PO Box 820122, Portland, OR, 97282-1122
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Multnomah Village Farmers Market
Thursdays, 3pm-7pm
June – September
Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy
Eamon Molloy • (503) 475-6555
info@multnomahvillagefm.org
www.multnomahvillagefm.org
1509 SW Sunset Blvd, Ste 2E
Portland, OR 97239

OHSU Farmers Market
Tuesdays, 11:30am-3:30pm
May 19th – October 6th 2009
OHSU Auditorium Courtyard (near fountain)
Eecole Copen • (503) 494-8792
farmmkt@ohsu.edu
www.ohsu.edu/farmersmarket
OHSU Food and Nutrition Services, Mailcode: UHS 18
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Parkrose Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-2pm
May 2 – October
NE 118th & NE Shaver St
Parkrose HS West Parking lot
Steve Voorhees • (503) 890-7152
steve_voorhees@q.com
www.parkrosefarmersmarket.org
PO Box 20007, Portland, OR 97294-7152
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

People’s Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 2pm-7pm
Year-round market
3029 SE 21st Ave
One block North of Powell Blvd
Jane Erbez • (503) 674-2642
jane@peoples.coop
www.peoples.coop
3029 SE 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland Farmers Market
Eastbank
Thursdays, 3:30-7:30pm
May 7 – Sept. 24, 2009
SE 20th & SE Salmon St
Jamie Reckers • (503) 241-0032
jaret@portlandfarmersmarket.org
www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
240 N Broadway, Ste 129, Portland, OR 97227
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland Farmers Market Portland State University
Saturdays: March 21 – Dec. 19, 2009
8:30 am – 2:00 pm
Fall Hours (Nov. & Dec.)
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
South Park Blocks between
SW Montgomery and SW Harrison
Jaret Foster • (503) 241-0032
jaret@portlandfarmersmarket.org
www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
240 N Broadway, Ste 129, Portland, OR 97227
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland Farmers Market Downtown
Wednesdays, 10am-2pm
Wednesdays: April 29 – Oct. 28
SW Salmon & SW Park
Jaret Foster • (503) 241-0032
jaret@portlandfarmersmarket.org
www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
240 N Broadway, Ste 129, Portland, OR 97227
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland Farmers Market EcoTrust
Thursdays, 3:30-7:30pm
June 4 – Sept. 24, 2009
NW 10th between Irving & Johnson
Amber Holland • (503) 241-0032
jaret@portlandfarmersmarket.org
www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
240 N Broadway, Ste 129, Portland, OR 97227
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Portland Farmers Market King Neighborhood
Sundays, 10am-2pm
May 3 – Sept. 27
NE 7th & Wygant
between NE Alberta and Prescott St
Joe Rodriguez • (503) 241-0032
jaret@portlandfarmersmarket.org
www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
240 N Broadway, Ste 129, Portland, OR 97227
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

St Johns Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
July 11 – September 26
St Johns Plaza
Jana LaFrenier • (503) 970-9526
stjohnsfarmersmarket@gmail.com
www.sjfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 40312, Portland, OR 97240
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Rainier
Rainier Marina Market
Saturdays, 9am-3pm, May – August
Saturdays, 10am-3pm, Sept – Dec
115 East "A" St, next to Bank of
America
Sue Drummond • (503) 556-1220
sdrummond@iinet.com
www.rainiermarinamarket.com
72182 Little Jack Falls Road
Rainer, OR, 97048

Scappoose
Scappoose Community Farmers’ Market
Saturdays, 9am-2pm
May 16 – Sept. 26, 2009
2nd & E Columbia Ave
behind City Hall, Heritage Park
Bill Blank • (503) 543-3469
scappoosefm@gmail.com
www.scappoosefarmermarket.com
33470 Chinook Plaza, Ste 182
Scappoose, OR 97056

Sherwood
Sherwood Saturday Market
Saturdays, 9am-1pm
May 2 – September
next to City Hall & Old Time Library
Jim Steele • (503) 649-7956
sherwood_saturday_market@yahoo.com
sherwoodmarket.blogspot.com
PO Box 384, Sherwood, OR 97140

Tigard

Tigard Area Farmers’ Market
Sundays, 9am-2pm
May 10 – October
11834 SW Pacific Hwy
Pacific Hwy and 217
(503) 639-2900
tafm@gmail.com
www.tigardfarmersmarket.com
PO Box 230421, Tigard, OR 97281-0421
Oregon Trail Food Stamp Market

Troutdale
Troutdale Farmers’ and Artists’ Market
Saturdays, 10am-2pm
April – October
551 E Historic Columbia River Highway
Peter Tuomala • (503) 407-3403
windance@pacifier.com
www.windancefarmsandart.com
4805 NE 92nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220

Wilsonville
Villebois Sunday Market
Sundays, 10am-2pm
May 3 through October 11
Villebois Village Center
Taraneh Foster • (503) 241-3834
villeboissundaymarket@gmail.com
http://www.villeboissundaymarket.com/
11422 SW Barber St, Wilsonville, OR 97070

Battle Ground – Old Town Saturday Market
SE 2nd Ave. & East Main in Old Town
Saturday, 9am-3pm, April 18th-October 17th, 2009
Brenda Stanton, 360-576-9767
http://www.battlegroundfarmersmarket.org/
otbgsm@yahoo.com

Camas Farmers Market
5th Street between Birch and Cedar
Saturday, 9am-1pm, May 27th to September 30th, 2009
Carren Senn Walker
360-838-1032
www.camasfarmersmarket.org

Kelso Bridge Market
Allen St. & Pacific Ave. (under the Allen Street Bridge)
Sunday, 10am-3pm, May 3 – September, 2009
Betty Erickson (360) 957-2515
Betty.erickson@comcast.net

Longview Cowlitz County Fairgrounds at 7th & New York
Tuesday and Saturday, 9am-2pm, April 4-October
Terrence Miracle (360) 425-1297
www.cowlitzfarmersmarket.com
francesmiracle@msn.com

Longview Downtown on Broadway and Commerce
Wednesday, Noon-5pm, May 5 –September
Terrence Miracle (360) 425-1297
www.cowlitzfarmersmarket.com
francesmiracle@msn.com

Vancouver Farmers Market
Downtown Vancouver on Esther and 8th Streets ( 505 W. 8th St.) next to Ester Short Park
Saturdays 9 to 3 March 21 through October
Sundays 10 to 3 March 22 through October
http://www.vancouverfarmersmarket.com/

Washougal
Saturday 9 am to 3 pm
MAY 23 – SEPT 26, 2009
Corner of Main and Pendleton
Traveling West on Hwy 14, Turn Right at 15th Street Exit, Turn Right at Main Street
http://www.washougalmainstreetmarket.com/

LocavOregon Manifesto

Welcome to LocavOregon!

Let’s explore the tastes and adventures of eating local in Oregon.
A locavore is a person who chooses local foods in preference to food from outside their local area.

Who I am:
Native Oregonian, now living in Vancouver, Washington.
Raised in farming country. Growing up, we ate almost exclusively beef raised by my grandfather and fruits and vegetables we raised in our garden or canned from local sources.
But I’ve been a slave to convenience eating and cooking since college.

Who I’m not:
I’m not a vegetarian.
I’m not a gourmet cook.
I haven’t had a garden since leaving home 30 years ago.

What we’ll explore:
Why eat local?
Where can you find local food?
What are easy ways to prepare fresh local foods?
What restaurants serve locally sourced food?
How can you get started with container gardening or home gardening?

I plan to share recipes, tips, and a bit of the philosophy as I learn more about being a locavore.