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Jun 27, 2014

Village Gardens’ Farmers Market Returns For Second Season

Date: Every Thursday, July 10 through August 28, 2014

Time: 3 – 7 pm

Location: 4632 N. Trenton, Portland, OR 97203

The Village Gardens’ Farmer Market is returning for the summer to offer organic produce grown by local families and Food Works Farm youth. Kicking off July 10, the market will be held every Thursday through August 28 from 3 to 7 pm outside the Village Market store in North Portland.

In addition to the certified organic produce from Food Works Farm, the market will feature seasonal and cultural vegetables grown by Village Gardens Market Gardeners. The Market Gardeners hail from Congo, Burundi and Mexico and will offer a wide variety of unique vegetables such as amaranth leaf, squash leaf, bean leaf, African eggplant, chili pepper, tomatillos and squash blossoms.

Prepared Food Vendors representing the culturally diverse neighborhoods of New Columbia and Portsmouth will be on site providing cuisine from Ethiopia and Mexico. Enjoy some injera with lentils or tamales with aqua fresca while you shop for produce and support your community.

See you on Thursday! 

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Aug 29, 2018
Rivera House Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Over a year ago, the idea of creating a new and unique residential and re-entry program for LGBTQ youth began to take root. With the help of our partners from the Oregon Youth Authority (OYA) and the countless hours staff dedicated to purchasing and updating a residence, the Rivera House was born. Today, the Rivera House is fully staffed and houses up to nine residents who are transitioning from the custody of OYA to independence. The goal of the program is to prepare youth leaving incarceration to become law-abiding, successful members of the community while addressing the special needs of LGBTQ youth. We spoke to the Rivera House Program Director, Deven Edgerton to share his thoughts about the program on this one-year anniversary.

Aug 02, 2018
Dinner in the Vines - SOLD OUT!

Tickets for Dinner in the Vines are sold out! The benefit event takes place on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 4 - 8 pm at ArborBrook Vineyards in Newberg, Oregon. Thank you to all of our supporters who purchased tickets. Our guests will enjoy a delicious Pacific Northwest, four-course dinner, selected wine pourings from ArborBrook Vineyards and live jazz.

Jul 26, 2018
Enter Our Wine Drawing!

Stock up your wine collection while supporting Janus Youth Programs! Take this opportunity to win over 50 bottles of great wine from all over the world! This year’s wine drawing includes an incredible variety of wines from California, Washington, Oregon, Italy, France and Spain! Enjoy amazing Pinots from Stoller, Domain Drouhin and Angela Estates, Cabernets from L’Ecole and Mount Veeder, Bordeaux from the St. Emilion region and Chianti and Barolo from Italy! We’ve even thrown in four bottles of Champagne and a few special bottles each worth the price of the ticket on their own! (A 1997 Woodward Canyon Cabernet and a Quilceda Creek CVR.)

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