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And we thought Portland was innovative. If you want to visit the Maeklong
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Cooking Light says PDX "walks the walk concerning chow."
From Mayor Adams' chickens to Claudia Lucero’s cheesemaking kits, PDX "walks the walk concerning chow," according to Cooking Light Magazine.
The May issue serves up 10 reasons why “Portland's Food Rules” and gives props to city projects like Urban Growth Bounty classes and the City Hall Garden, and features food favorites Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply, the Portland Fruit Tree Project, SoupCycle and many others. Local scribes Ivy Manning, Liz Crain and Patrick Alan Coleman dish the delectable details.
Friends of Family Farmers sponsors CSA discussion
Interested in Community Supported Agriculture farms? Interested in beer? Lucky you as it's time for the monthly InFARMation (and Beer!) on Tuesday, May 10 at Holocene (1001 S.E. Morrison). Sponsored by the forthcoming folks at Friends of Family Farmers, the networking begins at 5:30 p.m. and is followed an hour later by a panel discussion with Dancing Roots Farm, Terra Farma, Good Natured Gardens and Braeside Farm CSA. Free and open to the over-21 public.
Get fresh with a farmer this weekend.
The Hollywood Farmers Market embarks on 15 years with their official opening this weekend (after testing their smaller, year-round concept last week). Interstate's new Lombard addition, a Saturday Farmers Market at De La Salle H.S., won’t be open until May 21, but you can feast at their Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser this Saturday and then hit the coming out party for Market Q on Mississippi.
Speaking of this Saturday, Parkrose holds their first market of the year while Portland Farmers Market at PSU will be a few weeks into their 20th season. And speaking of anniversaries, Hillsdale Farmers Market had record breaking crowds as they kicked off their tenth season at last Sunday’s market. Westsiders will be back this weekend while Eastsiders can shop the Sunday King Portland Farmers Market.
New markets, extended hours and more openings in June. Check them all out and get fresh with your local farmer.
Urban Growth Bounty series features beekeeping
Beekeeper Extraordinaire, Glen Andresen, is featured in a new video at Cooking Up a Story. Glen is the beekeeping instructor in residence for the Urban Growth Bounty series and his first introductory class sold out so we've added another one on Saturday, April 16. You can find all the details here.