28 September 2017

What’s in Season: Early Fall

Autumn is officially here, and with that comes the seasonal bounty of the Northwest. An amazing variety of apples and pears for pie-making and preserving, hearty vegetables for soups and stews, squash and potatoes for casseroles, and so much more! For some recipe inspiration, be sure to pick up a copy of the Portland Farmers Market Cookbook featuring recipes for each season from local chefs and farmers!

Fall Market Schedule:

Wednesdays: Shemanski Park Farmers Market – Downtown Portland, 10 am to 2 pm – through October 25
Saturdays: Portland State University Market – Downtown Portland, 8:30 am to 2 pm (thru October), then 9 am to 2 pm – year round
Sundays: Lents International Farmers Market,  Southeast Portland, 9 am to 2 pm – through Oct 29
Sundays: King Farmers Market – Northeast Portland, 10 am to 2 pm – through Nov 19

FRUITS & VEGETABLES

While produce will vary by location, week-to-week, the following list represents what you can find at some or all of our markets in early Fall:

  • Apples: Cameo, Gala, Granny Smith and more!
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumbers
  • Eggplant
  • Escarole
  • Fennel
  • Figs
  • Garlic
  • Green Beans
  • Leafy Greens
  • Leeks
  • Mushrooms
  • Okra
  • Onions
  • Pears: Bartlett, Red Bartlett and more to come!
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes: Sweet Potatoes, Red Potatoes, Yukon Gold and more!
  • Pumpkins
  • Radishes
  • Romanesco
  • Shallots
  • Squash: Butternut, Delicata, Pink Banana, Spaghetti and more!
  • Turnips

 

OTHER PRODUCTS

In addition to the seasonal produce listed above, you’ll also find the following products at the Portland Farmers Market on Saturday at PSU and other select markets:

  • Bread & Baked Goods (including Gluten and Vegan)
  • Cheeses (goat, sheep, cow)
  • Chocolate
  • Flowers or Wreaths
  • Grains & Dried Beans
  • Hazelnuts
  • Honey
  • Jams & Preserves
  • Kombucha
  • Lavender Products
  • Meat
  • Nut Butters
  • Pasta
  • Pickled Products
  • Soups & Sauces
  • Seafood
  • Vinegars
  • Wine & Spirits
  • And more!

 

 

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