POL Government Elected Officials Nick Fish
Portland farmers markets: the world's best - September 14, 2009



We in Portland know that our farmers markets are top-notch, but now the rest of the world knows, too. Delta Sky Magazine's September issue ranks Portland's farmers markets number one worldwide, above Barcelona, Paris, San Francisco, and Munich.


Farmers markets are cropping up all over town - several new markets opened this year.


Portland Farmers Market has a partial list of Portland markets on its website, and about.com has a larger list which includes Portland suburbs as well.


The farmers market season is drawing to a close, but there are still great meats, cheeses, breads, produce, and flowers available around town every weekend.


Most markets around town also partner with the Farm Direct Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and low-income seniors; most also welcome Oregon Trail EBT customers.