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Farmers Markets Schedule

TUESDAYS

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace

Besides a variety of produce, there's entertainment, a showcase of classic cars, prepared foods from local ethnic restaurants, a gallery of arts and crafts, and wellness exhibits. It happens Saturdays, too!

Main Street between First and Third avenues, Hillsboro, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., through Aug. 29 (closed July 4), 503-844-6685, www.hillsboromarkets.org

WEDNESDAYS

Beaverton Farmers Market

See Saturday listing.

Southwest Hall Boulevard between Third and Fifth streets, Beaverton, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 21-Aug. 30, www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com

Interstate Farmers Market

Hosted by Kaiser Permanente, this North Portland market has a variety of seasonal produce, currently including strawberries, broccoli, green onions and local flowers.

North Fremont Street across from the Kaiser Permanente campus, adjacent to Overlook Park, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., through Sept. 27, 503-331-3011, www.interstatefarmersmarket.com

Moreland Farmers Market

This brand-new market debuted last month and offers specialty cheeses, vinegars, coffees and meats as well as lots of the green (and yellow and orange and red, etc.) stuff.

Across from the Moreland Theater, Southeast Glenwood Street and Milwaukie Avenue, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., through Sept. 27, 503-341-9350, www.morelandfarmersmarket.org

People's Food Coop Farmers Market

One of the few markets that runs year-round, the market focuses on small, organic farms. Besides unusual vegetables like stinging nettles, the market sells honey, herbs, eggs and specialty confections like Thai chili truffles. On June 21 there will be a solstice party with square dancing and an organic beer and wine garden.

3029 S.E. 21st Ave., 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. (store open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily), www.peoples.coop/community/farmersmarket

Portland Farmers Market - Downtown

Head out on the lunch hour to pick up fresh goodies for dinner at this offshoot of the bigger Saturday market.

South Park Blocks between Southwest Salmon and Main streets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 25, 503-241-0032, www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

West Linn Farmers and Artists Market

This market prides itself as much on gourmet-prepared food as on the abundant crop of fresh-picked strawberries, which are particularly large and sweet. Local artists are featured as well.

13th Avenue and Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., through Sept. 27, www.westlinnchamber.com

THURSDAYS

Eastbank Market

This cousin to the Portland Farmers Market features early crops from Denison Farms and Valley Berry Farm; breads and sweets from Great Harvest and Ruby Jewels Ice Cream Treats; plus cut flowers and a selection of plant starts for home gardeners.

Hinson Memorial Church parking lot, Southeast Salmon Street and 20th Avenue, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., through Sept. 28, 503-241-0032, www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Ecotrust Market

Another annex of the Portland Farmers Market, the Pearl version includes more than just fruit and veggies (many from Spring Hill Organic Farm). Shoppers can gather fresh pasta, natural meats, cheeses, artisan breads, wines and oysters.

On June 22, enjoy the Red, White and Blueberry Bash, a celebration of local berries. Thick slices of berry shortcakes will be free with $5 of market purchases (it moves to Eastbank on June 29).

Ecotrust building parking lot, Northwest 10th Avenue between Irving and Johnson streets, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., through Sept. 28, 503-241-0032, www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

SATURDAYS

Alberta Street Farmers Market

Still growing, the tiny market has just a few vendors with prepared foods, seedlings and local produce.

1500 N.E. Alberta St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Sept. 30, 503-287-4333, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Beaverton Farmers Market

Almost like a country fair, the Beaverton market has family-friendly entertainment, such as the bevy of stars from Radio Disney appearing July 5. Currently in season are cabbage, salad greens, carrots, apricots, beans, beets, berries and a variety of herbs. It's the largest agricultural-only market in the Northwest. It happens Wednesdays, too.

Southwest Hall Boulevard between Third and Fifth streets, Beaverton, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., through Oct. 28, www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com

Cedar Mill Sunset Farmers Market

Enjoy the views along with local produce.

Sunset Park, 13565 N.W. Cornell Road, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Sept. 30 (or through Oct. 14, weather permitting), 503-913-7733, www.cmfmarket.org

Gresham Farmers Market

Take the MAX to the market, with entertainment, baked goods, local honey and plants adding to the expected vegetable charms.

Third Street between Miller and Main avenues, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 28, 503-727-9828, www.greshamfarmersmarket.com

Hillsboro Farmers Market

See Tuesday listing.

Main Street between First and Second avenues, Hillsboro. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. 28, 503-844-6685, www.hillsboromarkets.org

Hollywood Farmers Market

More extravaganza than just market, the Hollywood market has a prolific number of produce vendors, plus Wiggles the Clown and plenty of pastries, bread, ice cream and free samples.

During the next few weeks, look out for beans, beets, berries, eggplant, broccoli, bok choy, carrots, cauliflower, cucumbers, garlic and zucchini. An old-time music jam is set for July 8.

Arrive early, as the best selections go quick.

Northeast 44th Avenue and Hancock Street, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. 28, www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org

Lake Oswego Farmers Market

This agricultural market offers nuts, breads, seafood, cheeses and meats as well as produce.

Millennium Plaza Park, First Street and Evergreen Road, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., through Oct. 14,503-697-6590, www.ci.oswego.or.us

Portland Farmers Market

The granddaddy of local markets has it all.

This month and early July, local strawberries are the stars, but tons of other produce is featured -the asparagus has been particularly tasty - along with grains, pork, beef, lamb, buffalo, eggs, pasta, cheese and seafood, including fresh crab and oysters.

South Park Blocks between Southwest Salmon and Main streets, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 25, 503-241-0032, www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Sherwood Farmers Market

Handmade crafts, fine art and bedding plants sit alongside produce from local farms, many within a five-mile radius of the market.

Old Town Veterans Park, First and Main streets, Sherwood, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through Sept. 30, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vancouver Farmers Market

Fresh-cut flowers, ethnic-food vendors and plant starts are highlights at this weekend festival just over the river. More food, crafts and fresh produce can be found in the adjacent year-round indoor market.

Corner of West Eighth and Esther streets, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays

SUNDAY

Hillsboro Sunday Market

This fledgling market grows weekly, adding more produce vendors, as well as prepared-food caterers. Upcoming events include Celtic music this Sunday, Jon Koonce on June 25, Mary Flower on July 2 and Greg Clarke on July 9.

Orenco Station, between Orenco Station Parkway and 61st Street, Hillsboro, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 15, 503-844-6685, www.hillsboromarkets.org

Hillsdale Farmers Market

A terrific, lesser-known market, this one features some unique vendors. This Sunday, enjoy chocolate-covered strawberries and live music from Greg Clarke.

Behind Hillsdale Shopping Center, Southwest Sunset Boulevard and Capitol Highway, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 29, 503-475-6555, www.hillsdalefarmersmarket.com

Milwaukie Farmers Market

Area growers offer produce as well as garden art and furniture.

Main Street between Harrison and Jefferson streets, Milwaukie, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 29, 503-407-0956

Tigard Farmers Market

Berries and fruit rule this month, particularly sweet cherries, raspberries, marionberries, blueberries and apricots. The extensive music lineup includes Dave Mulloy and John Elson (Sunday), Celtic tunes (June 25) and Rolly Tussing and the Tigard Pops Choir (both July 2).

10125 S.W. Washington Square Road, Tigard, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Oct. 29, www.tigardfarmersmarket.com

Vancouver Farmers Market

See Saturday listing.

There are also markets in Canby, Estacada, Fairview, Forest Grove, Oregon City and Troutdale. See oregonfarmersmarkets.org for a list.