We've entered the month of bounty where long summer days become cool fall morning and nights, and likewise the cucumbers, summer squash and berries wind down to make room for apples, pears, winter squash, roots crops and spicy bunched greens. While
tomatoes, sweet corn and peppers will remain abundant, it's still best to do any canning, freezing and preserving projects now because it could always be just one more market until they are gone.
will be expanding to their extra large booth for the fall season, with even more beautiful crops from lettuce and beets, to the more celtuce and cilantro root.
These early weeks of September may be the last for strawberries, cherries, cane berries and blueberries. Visit Deep Roots Farm, Happy Harvest Farm, Unger Farms, Kiyokawa Family Orchards, ProFarm Orchards, Maryhill Orchards, Winter Green Farm and Sweet Leaf Farm to ensure your freezer is stocked, jams are made and you've had a fresh pie, cobbler or tart before they disappear until next year.
We also have Dragonfly Forge, Leikam Brewing, Naked Acres Farm, Nature's Wild Harvest, Nossa Familia Coffee, and Portland Bitters Project
back at market tomorrow.
See you Saturday at the market!
Ecofilm Festival/HFM fundraiser - September 29th
Mark your calendars: the
Portland Ecofilm Festival
is returning to the
next month! Hollywood Farmers Market is proud to be the community partner for the Portland premiere of
. This documentary follows young indigenous scientist's complex journey through the GMO industry and ancient Hawaiian traditions to uncover a way of life that could save our future. The showing is on Friday, September 29th, and will be a fundraiser for our
Double Up Food Bucks program.
See here for more details on the film and to buy tickets.
Hollywood Farmers Market seeks board members
The Hollywood Farmers Market is now accepting applications to join its
Board of Directors
in January 2018! Board membership is a terrific opportunity for volunteers, vendors and market lovers to become involved with this successful nonprofit farmers market. The Board welcomes applications from individuals enthusiastic about the Market, and especially those with backgrounds in the areas of
community outreach, agriculture, communications, account/financial planning, human resources and marketing
. See our website for