LOCAL

In Honor of Patrick Lee of Pascal Affinage

Patrick’s passion for cheese bloomed as a child, pedaling his tricycle through the streets of Paris to reach the local cheese shop. Fascinated by the array of shapes, sizes, colors and tastes, he went on to study the craft of cheesemaking and build his own business.

2020-09-17T17:19:56-07:00September 17th, 2020|Local, Videos|

Felton & Mary’s | Local Maker

Felton and Mary Campbell were adventurous free spirits, loving grandparents, urban farmers and generous hosts who were known for turning strangers into friends and friends into family. Meet their grandson Tory Campbell, who shares the story of their family’s Portland-made sauces. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:26:47-07:00August 24th, 2020|Local, Videos|

Portland Creamery | Local Maker

Meet Shawn Fels, president of Portland Creamery, who shares his passion for making single-origin, farmstead chèvre with fresh milk that comes from an award-winning, pasture-raised herd of dairy goats in Molalla, Oregon. You'll also learn about the close relationship we've developed over the years and what that means to you, as a Market of Choice customer. Enjoy! Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:31:37-07:00August 20th, 2020|Local, Videos|

Market of Choice and Hair of the Dog Collaboration | Our Favs

We love to partner with local makers, especially when we get to bring you something new. In this video, you’ll learn about our new Market-made Bratwurst, handcrafted with Portland’s own Hair of the Dog beer and Zenner’s sausage. These fully cooked brats feature Lila Country Lager, which is light and clean and only brewed once a year as an homage to the mother of Hair of the Dog founder Alan Sprints. Lila and Bierweek, a lightly smoked lager by Hair of the Dog, can both be found at your Market Beer Shop, while supplies last! Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:32:17-07:00August 11th, 2020|Inspiration, Local, New at MoC, Our Favs, Videos|

Hibisbloom | Local Maker

Popular throughout West Africa, hibiscus flower tea is a tradition that Hibisbloom owner Affouet Price wanted to share with the world. This Portland-based company was started by Affouet and her mother in June 2019 to do just that. Plant-based, gluten-free and naturally sweetened, this wholesome beverage is as versatile as it is delicious. Watch the video.

2020-09-03T10:53:24-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Local, Videos|

Oregon Star Tomatoes | Dig Local

Oregon Star Tomatoes are now available at your Market of Choice! A cross between Santiam and Roma varieties, these large, meaty tomatoes have a well-balanced flavor and beautiful red color. They are excellent for slicing or making sauces. In this video, meet our Dig Local partners Charlie Harris and Deva Harris-Williams, owners of Flamingo Ridge Farm in Gaston, Oregon. Charlie and Deva share what makes these tomatoes unique and how to enjoy them. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:41:14-07:00August 1st, 2020|Dig Local, Local, Videos|

Villa Jerada | Local Maker

Market of Choice works closely with local makers and importers, like Mehdi Boujrada, owner of Villa Jerada in Portland, to source the very best products from around the world and close to home. Mehdi started his business by importing the highest-quality, cold-pressed cooking and dipping oils from Morocco. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:41:35-07:00July 28th, 2020|Local, Videos|

Bloom Caramel | Local Maker

Handcrafted in Portland, Bloom Caramel sauces are made with organic cane sugar, Oregon sea salt, vanilla and coconut milk. The result is a caramel that is wonderfully flavorful, vegan-friendly and free of allergens. Use them to top ice cream, stir into coffee, dip fruit, add to baked goods, pair with cheese, or simply enjoy by the spoonful. In this video, Owner Chris Bailey explains why he was inspired to launch Bloom Caramel. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:41:58-07:00July 27th, 2020|Local, Videos|

La Porteña Chimichurri | Local Maker

Bring abundant taste and tradition to the table with La Porteña Chimichurri. Made in Portland with locally sourced ingredients, this small-batch chimichurri is crafted from a family recipe with Argentinian roots. “Chimichurri is the heart of the Argentine table,” says Jessica Viciconte, owner of La Porteña Chimichurri. It’s traditionally used as a garlicy, herby finishing sauce for barbecued foods. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:42:43-07:00July 23rd, 2020|Local, Videos|

We Support Local

When you shop with us, you're choosing to support an independent, family-owned and operated Oregon grocery store that carries more than 7,000 local products and employs more than 1,300 Oregonians.

2020-08-11T11:59:43-07:00July 16th, 2020|Local, Working With Purpose|