Hood River

Farmers Market

Open Every Saturday | May 4 – Nov 23 | 9am – 1pm | 501 Columbia Street

About the Market:

Frequently Asked Questions:

What types of payments do vendors accept?

All vendors accept cash and are required to post a sign to communicate other payment options.

Most vendors accept credit and debit directly. Customers may also purchase market tokens with credit, debit or local checks at the Info Booth (orange tent) to use like cash with vendors.

Some vendors may also accept payments through Venmo, Paypal etc.

How does SNAP EBT work at the market?

We accept SNAP EBT from any state. We also TRIPLE SNAP benefits up to (up to $40 extra for free!)

How it works:

  1. Come to the info booth (orange tent) to use your EBT card
  2. Spend at least $20 in SNAP and we’ll turn it into $60 to buy local food! Example: $20 of your EBT + $20 SNAP Match + $20 Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) = $60 to buy local food
  3. SNAP tokens and SNAP Match can be spent on items like fresh produce, meat, eggs, cheese, bread, seeds and food-producing plant starts. Double Up Food Bucks can be spent on fresh produce, mushrooms, herbs, and food producing plant starts.
Are dogs allowed at the market?

Yes, well-behaved leashed dogs are allowed at the market.

Dogs are not permitted inside vendor booths. Please keep your pets away from produce and products. Clean up after your pet. Disruptive or aggressive pets will be required to leave immediately.

Can community groups or nonpofit organizations join the market?

Gorge Grown Food Network offers two unique ways for community groups to engage with farmers market shoppers:

1) Outreach Booths: We provide a free community outreach space at farmers markets as space allows. GGFN limits booth participation to nonprofit, government, education and other community groups which align with our mission: to build a resilient and inclusive food system that improves the health and well-being of our community, including. Read more info here.

2) Kids/ Family Activity Booths: We provide a free space for local organizations and small businesses to facilitate activities for our young market shoppers. Those facilitating kids activities are permitted to share information about their services, programs etc. Art projects, crafts, and educational activities are a great fit. If you’re unsure of what activity you’d like to provide, we can help you brainstorm ideas.

Sign up and learn more here. 

How do I become a vendor at the market?

Vendor information is available here. New vendors or vendors with limited quantity might consider starting out at the Community Table.