Local Produce Troutdale OR

Local resource for local produce in Troutdale. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to fruits, vegetables, farms and gardening, as well as advice and content on healthy eating.

Gresham Farmers Market
(503) 727-9828
Miller Street between 2nd & 3rd
Gresham, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Saturday, 8:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.

Fairview Farmers & Artist Market
(503) 408-5209
1300 Village Street, Fairview City Hall
Fairview, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid April-Mid October Thursday, 5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

Troutdale Farmers and Artists Market
(503) 408-5209
Depot Park, Old Town Troutdale
Troutdale, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid May-September Wednesday, 4:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Montavilla Farmers Market
7600 Block of SE Stark Street; located in gravel lot across from Mr. Plywoo
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 8-October 5 Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
County
Multnomah

Portland Farmers Market Eastbank
(503) 241-0032
SE 20th, between Hawthorne and Belmont on Salmon
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-September Thursday, 3:30p.m. - 7:30p.m.

Boring Farmers Market
(503) 293-5016
Off Highway 212 in Downtown Boring; At the future home of Boring Station Tr
Boring, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June 1-September 7th Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Clackamas

Cascade Locks Farmers & Artists market
(503) 408-5209
Cascade Locks Mall
Cascade Locks, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Sunday, 11:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.

Hollywood Farmers Market
(503) 709-7403
NE Hancock between 44th & 45th Avenue
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
November-Thanksgiving Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Portland Farmers Market Downtown
(503) 241-0032
South Park Blocks Behind Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Wednesday, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.

Portland Farmers Market, Portland State Univ.
(503) 241-0032
South Park Blocks; Between SW Montgomery and SW Harrison
Portland, OR
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
November-December Saturday, 9:30a.m. - 2:00p.m.

Superfruits from around the World

Back before our taste buds were trashed by an excess of refined sugar,
fresh fruit was the dessert of choice. Today the news about fruit’s health
benefits is very sweet—and the best selections come from all over the planet.

July/August 2007

What’s tasty, healthy and hot, hot, hot? It’s the ongoing trend towards superfruits—nutrient-rich treasures that lend themselves to usage in an ever-expanding array of juices and supplements. Sales of such exotic items as goji, noni and mangosteen (in addition to more familiar produce such as blueberries and grapes) continue to grow as more and more people become familiar with their stellar antioxidant and other disease-fighting qualities. These plant versions of Superman now come from practically every continent except Antarctica, in addition to the myriad islands that dot the South Pacific seas; here Energy Times provides a quick introduction to the most notable of the lot.

Black Cherry: Wild and Wonderful

Where It’s From: Eastern North America
Traditional Usages: Jams and pies (the wood being prized for furniture-making); as a therapy for gout and respiratory disorders, and as a stomach tonic
Modern Research Shows: The cherry’s antioxidants appear to inhibit an enzyme called xanthine oxidase, a major source of harmful free radicals; additional phytonutrients and natural anti-inflammatory compounds are believed to relieve symptoms of gout and other inflammatory arthritis conditions

Pomegranate: A Vitamin C Powerhouse

Where It’s From: The area now known as Iran, from where it spread to the Mediterranean; now also grown in California and Arizona, as well as tropical Africa, Malaysia and parts of Southeast Asia
Traditional Usages: As a refreshing drink and flavoring agent (it was the original basis for grenadine)
Modern Research Shows: Chock full of vitamin C and powerful phytonutrients, this multi-seeded fruit has shown an ability to slow cancer growth in the lab; also being studied for protective effects on the brain and heart, and for its antimicrobial properties

Blueberry: The Ultimate Brain Food

Where It’s From: North America; now grown also in Australia, New Zealand and parts of South America
Traditional Usages: Jams, jellies, and baked goods; leaf tea long used to treat diabetes and urinary tract infections
Modern Research Shows: Having blueberries on the brain is a bright idea—these fruits have helped senior rats keep their mental edge and counteracted the kind of damage seen after strokes; other studies also suggest anti-cancer and cholesterol-lowering benefits

Cranberry: A Bladder’s Best Friend

Where It’s From: Acidic bogs throughout the Northern Hemi­sphere; commercially grown in Canada and the northern United States
Traditional Usages: Kidney stone elimination and as a blood purifier
Modern Research Shows: Keeps bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract, allowing it to help prevent bladder infections; may also interfere with infective agen...

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