In response to COVID-19, the Portland Farmers’ Market (PFM) is in need of volunteers to help ensure a safe shopping experience for all. Volunteering at the market is a critical community service that will allow scores of farmers and thousands of shoppers to keep their local market thriving. Committing to just one shift a week will be tremendously helpful.
Market Liaison Volunteers
Location: Deering Oaks Park
Days: Wednesdays and Saturdays, Starting April 25th
Hours: 7am – 10am OR 10am – 1pm (3 hour shifts)
- Help direct traffic flow through designated entry and exit points
- Answer questions from shoppers
- Provide back-up support to SNAP Info Booth
- Assist with setup/takedown of market barriers and signage
Thank you gifts: Choose between a PFM t-shirt, or some market tokens to spend.
(Volunteers may of course opt out of thank you gifts.)
Want to volunteer?
About the Portland Farmers Market Association: The Portland Farmers’ Market is organized and run cooperatively by farmers. The market is over 250 years old, and provides a livelihood for more than 40 farms and the people they employ.
Each year, the PFM provides over $30,000 in bonus fruits and vegetables to shoppers using SNAP through its Low Income Access Program, and donates literal tons of produce to food pantries.