South Waterfront Farmers Market


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The South Waterfront Farmers Market, founded in 2012, and managed by South Waterfront Community Relations—a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit—is a mid-size neighborhood evening market with the aim to make connections between farmers and urban community members in a dynamic and lively market setting. The market is a place to relax and shop for fresh, local, seasonal produce and artisanal goods before your after-work commute, or a place to wind down with your neighbors and listen to live music after coming home to the district for the evening.

Stop by every Thursday, June through October, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm for our summer season (Please note that the market will be closed on July 4, 2019 in observance of Independence day).

This year, we are also introducing a Winter Farmers Market that will take place from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on November 14th, December 12th, January 9th, and February 13th.

The market is located at Elizabeth Caruthers Park in the South Waterfront neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, at 3508 SW Moody Avenue. See it on Google Maps

The Food
The quality, taste, and manner of production of vegetables, fruit, meat, hot food, and other goods at the market is of utmost importance to us. Read our 2019 Vendor Selection Guidelines here. Find the location of your favorite vendors on the interactive Market Map.

Dogs at the Market
Friendly dogs and their well-trained owners are always welcome at the market. If crowds stress out your furry best friend, please do your pet a favor and let him or her sit this one out. Pay attention to your pets and keep them next to you on a 4-foot lead (or closer). Owners who allow their dogs to wander about at the end of a retractable leash cause a potential tripping hazard.

The South Waterfront Farmers Market accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
    All vendors accept cash; there is an ATM machine directly across the street from the market at Umpqua Bank. There is also a credit union ATM machine on the first floor of the OHSU Center for Health & Healing.

  • Debit/Credit Cards
    Use your debit or credit cards to purchase market tokens at the Information Booth. The tokens come in $5.00 increments plus a $1.50 transaction fee. Use these tokens like cash at any vendor booth. There is no expiration date on tokens. Please note: tokens are not transferable to other farmers markets. Many vendors also accept credit/debit cards directly, through Square (inquire at the vendor's booth).

  • EBT/SNAP/Food Stamp/Oregon Trail Cards
    Use your EBT/Oregon Trail cards to purchase market tokens at the Information Booth. The EBT tokens come in $1.00 increments; there is no transaction fee. These tokens may be used to purchase only food that is meant to be consumed at home. This means that customers may NOT use $1 EBT/SNAP tokens to purchase alcohol, body care products such as soap, pet foods, hot food, or foods meant to be consumed onsite. There is no expiration date on tokens. Please note: tokens are not transferable to other farmers markets.

    Several of our farmers participate in the Farm Direct Nutrition Program (FDNP) and Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC).

Questions or comments about the market?
Contact Natasha Tandler, Farmers Market Manager, at 503-972-3289 or

Vendor Application
Apply to be a vendor through Manage My Market here. 

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