25 April 2016

Introducing Our 2016 Crop of New Vendors

We are pleased to welcome 16 new vendors to the PFM family of local farmers, ranchers and food producers this season! We encourage you to stop by and say hello to them and of course, sample and purchase their goods. From herbal tinctures to wild mushrooms to goat cheese, you won’t be disappointed.

The fresh batch of businesses includes:

  • Briar Rose Creamery: Dundee, OR (Shemanski) Combining farm-fresh cow’s milk from an organic herd near Woodburn and goat’s milk from a small farm in Tillamook, Briar Rose creates a variety of award-winning cheeses. They also craft goat cheese chocolate truffles!
  • Skamokawa Farmstead Creamery: Skamokawa, WA (Kenton) Goat farmers and cheese artisans specializing in uniquely flavored chévres and cajeta, a goat’s milk caramel sauce.
  • Thomas and Son’s Distillery: SE Portland (PSU, King, PCS, Shemanski, Kenton) A project out of Portland’s own Townshend’s Tea Co., they use fermented botanical tea blends to create unique spirits ranging from sweet to smoky, floral to herbaceous.
  • Greyhound Coffee Roasters: NE Portland  (Shemanski) Roasters of small batch, single-origin and blended coffees including several roasts for hot or iced coffees and bags of beans to take home.
  • Sage and Sea Farms: N. Portland (Shemanski) Crafts high quality, hand-batched sipping vinegars made from seasonal, locally sourced fruit. Mouthwatering flavors consist of blackberry, peach, cherry and more.
  • Plum Tree Jam: NE Portland (PCS) Jams are lovingly created in small batches from fruit grown in and around Portland with unique flavors such as tayberry and elderberry which contain no pectin.
  • Kichana: Portland (King) Authentic Peruvian cuisine specializing in traditional ceviche made from Pacific NW produce and seafood.
  • Morgan Street Theater: Portland (King) Perfectly-sized ice cream bites created with cream from a farm just south of Portland. They’re sold from a custom ice cream tricycle.
  • Red Truck Homestead: NE Portland (King) With two urban plots just four miles from the King market, these farmers grow many exotic greens, heirloom veggies and a wide variety of culinary herbs.
  • Umi Organic: NE Portland (King) A woman-owned business producing organic, locally sourced ramen noodles and sauces to create an authentic ramen experience at home.
  • Winslow Food Forest: Boring, OR (NW) An eight-acre diverse farm with an emphasis on ecological restoration and biodiversity. Their focus is on rare and heirloom produce including edible flowers and pastured eggs from heritage breed chickens and ducks.
  • Anahuac Produce: Molalla, OR (PSU) This farm is comprised of indigenous growers from Oaxaca, Mexico, who practice methods of farming from their ancestors. These dedicated farmers believe that to produce sustainably, farm workers’ rights and empowerment must be a key part of healthy farming.
  • Rick’s Wild Mushrooms: OR and WA (PSU) Besides seasonal mushrooms, forager Rick brings a wide variety of Pacific NW edibles such as nettles, ramps and huckleberries to market each week.
  • Rising Stone Farm: SE Portland (PSU) An urban specialty farm located along Johnson Creek with an emphasis on medicinal herbs. In addition to bringing fresh items, they create potent tinctures to cure common ailments.
  • Mamini Piroshki: SE Portland (Lents International) Traditional Russian piroshkis deep fried with vegetarian and meat fillings.
  • The Urban Acre Homestead: NE Portland (Lents International) This farm is just that, a one acre lot in Portland home and a thriving market garden. The site hosts many perennial fruit and nut trees, herbs, berries, edible flowers, vegetables, and a small flock of egg-laying ducks.