Portland Farmers Markets Grow a Healthy Community and Economy: An In-depth Analysis

Evaluation | Public Policies

The report is an in-depth study of current market conditions, including supply and demand. It examines characteristics of successful markets, identifies underserved areas, analyzes the markets’ economic impact, and offers recommendations for an expanded City role in fostering market growth. All Portland market managers, more than 50 local farmers, and peer communities were consulted.The report includes Economic Impact, Expansion Prospects, Five Market Profiles,Market Demand Potential, Market Influence Map, Market Locations Map, Market Manager Interview Summary, Peer Communities, Direct Market Economic Analysis, Potential Public Role, Producer Interviews, and a Site Evaluation Tool.

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City of Portland, Oregon

By: Barney & Worth, Inc. Published June 18, 2009 Publisher Website Link to Resource Feasibility StudyPublicationReportState & Local PolicySurvey

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