Full programming will resume when gathering bans are lifted and we are confident it’s safe for people to gather in groups again.
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Location: Kenton Farmers Market, Wednesdays
Our partner, OSU Extension Services Portland SNAP Ed Program provides free take-home cooking kits that are distributed from the market Information Booth. All families with kids under 17 are invited to participate. Kits include seasonal produce, educational Food Hero handouts and an educator message to inspire our youngest market-goers.
Location: Lents International Farmers Market, Sundays
Our partner, Slow Food Portland brings Slow Food Market Scouts to Lents International Farmers Market again this season. Slow Food Market Scouts provides fun educational activities and $3 for kids 3–12 years old to spend at the market each week. We’ll have once monthly hands-on activities this season (seed planting, flower direction and taste tests, as appropriate per COVID safety guidelines) and are working with Zenger Farm to provide high-quality take-home activities for kids every week.
Learn more about Market Scouts and how you can support it here.
Our annual harvest festival, these family-friendly events are filled with fun for all ages including pumpkin carving, costumes, music, and more!
Kids Cook at the Market is a summertime program that gives junior chefs ages 7 to 12 the opportunity to learn about the seasonality of food, meet local farmers, and prepare ingredients purchased fresh from the market.
Location: King Farmers Market
We’ll be inviting our youngest market-goers to help us explore and taste fresh market ingredients in this hands-on activity. The demo is free and kids can stay for as little or as long as they’d like.