PDX Index: Farmers Markets

By Katherine Garvey April 22, 2011 Published in the May 2011 issue of Portland Monthly


50 The average one-way distance, in miles, traveled by PFM vendors to the market


73% Estimated percentage of PFM customers who biked, walked, or took public transit to the market, according to one 2010 survey


300 Estimated loaves sold by DAVE’S KILLER BREAD in its first week
as a market vendor in 2005


200,000 Loaves of DAVE’S KILLER BREAD now sold weekly at grocery stores


$8M Estimated TOTAL AMOUNT SHOPPERS SPENT at PFM locations 2010


200 Piglets born each season at Square
Pegs Farms in Forest Grove


4,500 POUNDS OF PORK Square Pegs sells at farmers markets in a year

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