How A Thriving Maker Community Transformed A City Into A Homestead
Portland, Oregon is an artisanal urban hub with a thriving local agriculture and culinary scene.
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Located in the Pacific Northwest, Portland, Oregon, is an exceptional city noted for its beauty, access to the great outdoors and abundance of culinary treats. With a plethora of flora and fauna, combined with an urban sensibility and love for all things independent and artisan, this city is the ideal place to recharge and be inspired. Portland is laid-back, friendly and buzzing with creativity. Begin your day in this West Coast gem by venturing to the Saturday Market, where you can see the best of artisanal Portland. A bit of a misnomer, the market is held every Saturday and Sunday from March to December, and features local creatives showcasing their wares, ranging from handmade soaps to jewelry to hand-thrown pottery. Weaving through the stalls, you can peruse distinctively Oregonian goods, while sampling ethnic foods and taking in free entertainment.