Monthly Archives: June 2009

  • Farmers’ Markets

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      Farmers' Market's I Love them, here are a few in the area you should check out.


      Hollywood Farmers’ Market
      NE Hancock /44th & 45th
      May - Oct
      Sat: 8am - 1pm

      Interstate Farmers’ Market
      Overlook Pk N Fremont/Interstate
      Mid May - Sept
      Wed: 3pm - 7pm


      Lents Farmers’ Market
      SE 92nd & SE Foster Rd
      Mid June - Mid Oct
      Sun: 9am - 2pm


      Lloyd Farmers’ Market
      NE Holladay St /7th & 9th
      June - Sept
      Tue: 10am - 2pm


      Montavilla Farmers’ Market
      7600 block SE Stark St
      June - Early Oct
      Sun: 10am - 2pm


      Moreland Farmers’ Market
      SE Bybee & 14th St
      Mid May - Sept
      Wed: 3:30pm - 7:30pm


      Parkrose Farmers’ Market
      NE 122nd & Shaver St
      May - Oct
      Sat: 8am - 2pm


      People’s Farmers’ Market
      3029 SE 21st Ave
      Year-round market
      Wed: 2pm - 7pm


      Portland Eastbank Market
      SE 20th & Salmon
      Mid May - Sept
      Thurs: 3:30pm - 7:30pm


      Portland Farmers’ Market
      South Park Blocks
      Apr - Oct
      Sat: 8:30am - 2pm


      PDX Farmers’ Market Downtown
      SW Salmon & Park
      May - Oct
      Wed: 10am - 2pm


      PDX Farmers’ Market EcoTrust
      NW 10th / Irving & Johnson
      June - Sept
      Thurs: 3:30pm - 7:30pm


      Milwaukie Sunday Market
      SE Main across from City Hall
      Mid May - Oct
      Sun: 9:30am - 2pm

      Clackamas/Sunnyside Grange
      132nd SE Sunnyside Rd
      April - Oct
      Sun: 11:30am - 3:30pm


      Oregon City Farmers’ Market
      2051 Kaen Rd at Beavercreek Rd
      May - Oct
      Sat: 9am - 2pm


      Estacada Farmers’ Market
      3rd & Broadway
      May - Oct
      Sat: 9am - 3pm
      Fairview Farmers’ & Artists Mkt
      Fairview City Hall 1300 Village St
      April - Oct
      Thurs: 4pm - 8pm


      Gresham Farmers’ Market
      Miller St between 2nd & 3rd
      May - Oct
      Sat: 8:30am - 2pm


      Canby Saturday Market
      1st Ave at Holly Street
      Mid May - Mid Oct
      Sat: 9am - 1pm


      Boring Farmers’ Market
      Boring Station/Trailhead Park
      June - Early Sept
      Sun: 10am - 3pm


      Beaverton Farmers’ Market
      Hall Blvd between 3rd & 5th Sts
      Mid May - October
      Sat 8am - 1:30pm


      Beaverton Wed Farmers’ Market
      Hall Blvd between 3rd & 5th Sts
      Mid June - August
      Wed 3pm - 6pm


      Cedar Mills/Sunset Farmers’ Market
      NW Cornell, 1 Blk W of Murray
      End of May - Mid Oct
      Sat 8am - 1pm


      Forest Grove/Adelante Mujeres
      21st Ave between College & Main
      Mid May - Mid Oct
      Wed 4pm - 8pm


      Hillsboro Farmers’ Market
      Courthouse Sq, 2nd & East Main
      May - December
      Sat 8am - 1:30pm


      Hillsboro Tue Marketplace
      Main St, 1st to 3rd Ave
      Mid June - August
      Tues 5pm - 8:30pm


      Hillsboro Market @ Orenco Station
      61st & Cornell Rd
      May - Oct
      Sun 10am - 2pm


      Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market
      Millennium Park, 1st & Evergreen
      Mid May - Mid Oct
      Sat 8:30am - 1:30pm
      Hillsdale Farmers’ Market
      SW Sunset Rd & Capital Hwy
      May - Oct
      Sun 10am - 2pm
    • Zoo Tunes

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        Thought this Zoo Concert info was good.
        I'm thinking the Tears for Fears would be a good one to go to with some friends.



        Zoo Tunes Wednesday Concerts
        Shows Start at 7:00 p.m. ($10.50 General Admission)
        June 17th - Femi Kuti and The Positive Force
        June 24th - Sly & Robbie and the Taxi Gang
        July 1st - The 234th Army Band
        July 8th - TBA
        July 15th - Vieux Farka Toure
        July 22nd - Riders in the Sky
        July 29th - Orchestra Baobab
        August 5th - The Wailers
        August 12th - Jonatha Brooke
        August 19th - Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
        ZOOBEAT Premium Concerts - Shows Start at 7:00 p.m.
        June 19th - The B-52s $27
        July 11th - Tears for Fears with Wainright $22
        July 17th - Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Los Lobos $22
        July 24th - Indigo Girls with David Ryan Harris $19
        July 31st - Jewel $22.50
        August 14th - Joan Baez $22
        August 21st - Susan Tedeschi with JJ Gray & Mofro $22
        August 28th - Amos Lee $19
      • Five States That Will Lead US Out of Recession

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          Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009

          Five States That Will Lead US Out of Recession

          Posted By:Cindy Perman

          Topics:Employment Recession Economy (U.S.) Wall Street
          Sectors:Technology

          If you’re not prepared to go to Australia to ride out the recovery, great news! A new report shows the five U.S. states poised to lead the nation out of recession.


          You might want to get out your hiking boots and trail mix because most of the states are out in the northwest: Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

          Those are the states where job growth is expected to sprout first — in the fourth quarter of this year — according to Moody’s Economy.com, which conducted the survey.

          Read More Here:
          http://www.cnbc.com/id/31086859
        • Forbes Ranks Portland, 7th of America’s Fittest Cities

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            Health Lists & Rankings
            America's Fittest Cities
            Rebecca Ruiz, 05.26.09
            A new report looks at 30 different measures to determine which cities' residents are healthiest.


            In Depth: America's Fittest Cities When it comes to healthy living, Washington, D.C., is seldom mentioned in the same breath as cities like San Francisco, Portland, Ore., and Seattle, all of which are known for their active, health-conscious residents.

            But according to a new report, the city of pomp and politics is the healthiest in the nation. In the second annual American Fitness Index (AFI), a publication released by the American College of Sports Medicine, Washington, D.C., edged out Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., Denver, Boston and San Francisco.

            Read More Here: http://tiny.cc/6FXA7