Join our Board of Directors

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of our Board of Directors!

Portland Farmers Market (PFM) is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors composed of 12 members. Our current board is made up of community leaders, farmers market vendors, professionals and entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds, all of whom are deeply dedicated to the mission and success of Portland Farmers Market.

Joining PFM’s board of directors is an excellent opportunity to expand your experience in nonprofit leadership and contribute your unique skills and perspective to support a highly-regarded organization that provides an essential service to the Portland community.

What We’re Seeking

Applicants with a passion for farmers markets, an interest in board service, and a commitment to equity and inclusion. Familiarity with our farmers markets and/or past nonprofit experience is preferred, but not required.

If you feel that your unique skills or perspective would be valuable to our Board of Directors, we look forward to hearing from you!

We particularly encourage those with interest or expertise in these specific areas to apply:

  1. Professional or lived experience advancing diversity, equity, inclusion & justice (DEIJ), and
    interest in joining our DEIJ committee;
  2. Experience and interest in fundraising;
  3. Experience in strategic planning and/or nonprofit leadership;
  4. Experience managing human resources and interest in joining our HR committee;
  5. Interest in serving as Board Secretary.

We believe that having a diversity of perspectives and life experiences on our board is critical to understanding and effectively meeting the needs of our vendors, shoppers, staff, and the communities in which our markets call home. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous and people of color, LGBTQ+ people, recent immigrants, people with disabilities, and applicants from diverse generational, economic, religious and educational backgrounds to apply.

Learn More

For more about the role, please review the full board position description here.

Explore our website to learn more about the PFM organization.

Find out about our mission, values and strategic plan in the About Us section.

See the Become A Vendor page for vendor qualifications and policies. 

Next Steps

If you’d like to take the next step, please let us know more about you by completing the form below.

If you have questions, please email our board vice president, Ela Martinez-Moreno at