Portland Farmers Market

Not exactly the cheapest place to buy your groceries, but one of the more pleasant and interesting options.

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Saturdays year round; 8:30am-2pm in Summer, 9am-2pm in Winter.

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A photograph taken at Portland Farmers Market
A photograph taken at Portland Farmers Market
A photograph taken at Portland Farmers Market

Pros

  • Great fresh produce and local artisan foods.
  • Anything you buy is supporting the local economy.
  • The best eggs you can buy retail, if you get there early enough.
  • Lots of variety, plenty to look at and talk about.
  • There’s a small playground at the southernmost end of the park.

Cons

  • Not exactly the cheapest place to buy your groceries.
  • Gets very crowded around lunchtime, can be a little hectic for tinies.
  • It’s kind of hard to juggle shopping bags, your wallet, tomatoes and children. Bring a backpack.
  • Unless it’s summer, nowhere to sit down when snacking.

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First posted: March 25, 2011; last updated: November 13, 2014.

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A photograph taken at Portland Farmers Market
A photograph taken at Portland Farmers Market

In the south Park Blocks by PSU between SW Hall & SW Montgomery [Google map].

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