One of Oregon’s most treasured city-meets-country activities brings farm fresh produce, seafood, meats, cheeses, artisan-baked goods, wine, flowers and more to eight seasonal open-air markets throughout the Portland metro area. With the Winter Market, the Portland Farmers Market is a year-round destination for fresh, local food. MONDAY: Pioneer Courthouse Square, June-Sept. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; WEDNESDAY: South Park blocks at Salmon St., May-Thanksgiving. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; THURSDAY: Northwest 19th Ave. at Everett St., June-Sept 2 p.m.-7 p.m.; SATURDAY: South Park Blocks at Portland State University, year round, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov.-Feb. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Also, North Portland’s Kenton neighborhood on Wednesdays (June–September), Northwest Portland on Thursdays (June–September), Northeast’s King neighborhood on Sundays (May–November), and Southeast’s Lents neighborhood on Sundays (June–October).