Did You Know?
Most of the farmers markets in the state are affiliated with the Oregon Farmers Markets Association. Farmers markets provide families of all income levels access to nutritious locally and regionally produced foods. Many Oregon farmers markets accept SNAP benefits and other critical food assistance in an effort to make fresh, healthy food accessible to everyone.
The Farmers Market Coalition, a national organization providing resources for farmers markets, explains that by cutting out middlemen, farmers selling their products at farmers markets receive more of shoppers’ food dollars and shoppers receive the freshest and most flavorful food in their area. This farmers markets model benefits our local communities.
You can learn more about farmers markets at the Oregon Farmers Markets Association's website.