Market Day ~ Opening Day is Sunny and Sweet

KidsLoveStrawberriesOpening day of the Interstate Farmers Market last week was sunny and sweet! A great way to start the season…

We introduced a few new vendors and farmers this season and more veggies are on the way!

Thank you to Sweet Leaf Organics for joining us this season and providing much produce this past week. More farmers will be setting up their booths in the weeks to come…

Volunteers are needed especially for set up starting at 12:00 noon and break down starting at 7:00 pm.  Please contact Bob New, Market Manager, at [email protected] or call 971-344-0115 to sign up!

Market Day ~ IFM Kicks Off 2008 Season on Wed, May 14

We’re excited to announce the start of the 2008 season on Wednesday, May 14 from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. Market Manager, Bob New, will be ringing the opening bell to start of this season which runs through Sept 24.

Many of your favorite farmers and vendors will be returning this season and we have also added a few others too!

Kicking off the season will be local band, The Underscore Orkestra, playing a mix of Klezmer, Balkan, Gypsy Jazz and Swing Music to set the mood for a fun and yummy summer!

Volunteers are needed to help run the market! Please contact me soon if you are able to volunteer.  Volunteer opportunities include set-up, information table, greeter, parking, break-down and more…  Scroll to the bottom of this page to see the volunteer list and contact me soon to sign up!

Join us this Saturday for the St. Johns Parade starting at 10:00 am! We’ll be handing out IFM fliers and getting people excited about the 2008 season starting next week…

See you at the Market!
Bob New, IFM Manager

___ Set-up (1:30 - 3 pm) Set up canopies, tables, signs and direct vendors to designated parking area. Assist musicians or other community members as needed.Requires some lifting. Do not wear open-toed shoes.

___ Greeter (Choose one: 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, 2:30 - 7:00 pm)
Greet people as they enter and exit the market, assist with crowd counts and direction pedestrian traffic.

___ Information Booth (
Choose one: 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, 2:30 - 7:00 pm) Answer questions about the market, sign-up volunteers and assist with demonstrations.

___ Credit Machine (Choose one: 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, 2:30 - 7:00 pm
Processes EBT/Debit/Oregon Trial transactions and distributes and monitors wooden tokens.

___ Parking (Choose one: 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, 2:30 - 7:00 pm)
Direct cars and bicycles to designated parking areas. Assist with overall pedestrian and bicycle safety.

___ Floater (
Choose one: 2:30 - 5:00 pm, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, 2:30 - 7:00 pm)
Relieve volunteers for breaks, assist with trash disposal and assist with any unforeseen needs at the market.

___ Breakdown (6:30 - 8 pm) - Take down canopies, tables, signs and other equipment. Collect and empty trash and recycle containers. Requires some lifting. Do not wear open-toed shoes.

Market Day ~ Welcome 2008 Farmers and Vendors!

Our opening date is less than 2 weeks away! On Wednesday, May 14 the opening bell will be ringing in the 2008 IFM Season at 3:00 pm. Come join us for food, music and community!

IFM is excited to be bringing you a variety of food this year. We’ll have many farmers and food vendors providing a wonderful selection of fruits and vegetables as well as other prepared foods such as tamales, pizza, breads and treats for humans and dog friends too!

Check out the list of vendors and the food they will be bringing to our market by clicking on the Our Vendors link.

Volunteers are needed to help run the market all throughout the season.

2:30 - 5:00 - Set-up and information booth

5:00 - 7:30 - Information booth and break down

Help put up posters and fliers. Please contact Bob New, IFM Market Manager for more information.

2011 IFM Season
May - September

Overlook Park
Wednesdays - 3 pm to 7 pm

De La Salle High School
Saturdays - 9 am - 1:30 pm

SNAP/Oregon Trail ACCEPTED!  (Just come to the info booth and we will swipe your card and give you tokens to spend with the vendors.)
WIC/Seniors Checks ACCEPTED! (Bring your checks directly to vendors displaying a WIC/Seniors sign)

Contact us today and join our dedicated team.

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