Our goal is to provide highly visible, centralized locations in Corvallis and Albany for mid-Willamette Valley and Coast Range farmers and gardeners to market high-quality produce directly to consumers.

Farmers’ markets contribute to livable communities

Farmers’ markets are undergoing a renaissance of sorts. Why? Markets meet certain community needs that had been swept aside in pursuit of a “modern” food distribution system. Farmers’ markets:

  • Educate consumers about how their food is grown and processed.
  • Support small family farmers, whose continued existence depends on direct marketing opportunities, and related small-scale economic activity.
  • Protect air quality and the environment by shortening the distance food travels from farm to consumer and  by encouraging sustainable agriculture practices.
  • Create a community activity that helps revitalize downtowns, riverfronts and other community resources.

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