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Oregon City Farmers' MarketOregon City Farmers' Market
The Oregon City Farmers' Market is a collaborative effort of Clackamas County Friends of Extension in partnership with the Clackamas County, City of Oregon City, OSU Extension Service (Clackamas), Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, commu... Read more
The Oregon City Farmers' Market is a collaborative effort of Clackamas County Friends of Extension in partnership with the Clackamas County, City of Oregon City, OSU Extension Service (Clackamas), Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, community volunteers and sponsors. The Oregon City Farmers' Market serves as a market place that supports the growth of sustainable agricultural businesses and food security by encouraging the consumption of locally grown fresh food. We support optimal health and well being of our Oregon City community members by offering natural resource and nutrition education through OSU Extension Service.
Market Objectives: 1 . Secure and manage the physical market site; 2. Provide services to our customers including vendor sales; disabled parking; entertainment; and social events during the market season; 3. Promote the market in the community through press releases, advertising and presentations to community groups; 4. Offer booth space for OSU Extension Service and other educational organizations so the public can learn about the valuable nutrition, agriculture and natural resource programs the City and County have to offer; 5. Promote locally grown food and value added food products by providing space for local farmers, youth and ethnic growers;
The Oregon City Farmers' Market is managed operates from the first weekend in May until the end of October every year. It offers the local community an opportunity to take advantage of locally grown fresh produce and encourages local agriculture. In addition, it provides a venue for educational groups to promote good nutrition, sustainable development and protection of the environment.