Grocery shopping isn't a chore at Oregon's awesome local markets. Whether they're employee owned or have a particular specialty, you can expect to find fresh produce, unique gifts, and hard-to-find products that big super stores just don't carry. Here are our 8 favorite markets in Oregon.
Newport Avenue Market offers customers in Bend, Oregon an alternative to the big box grocery stores. This employee-owned market stocks locally raised meat and produce, artisan cheeses, truffle oil, and more. The Source Weekly readers has voted them the “No. 1 choice of foodies in Central Oregon…18 times.”
Bailey Hill Market is a small, locally owned grocery Eugene, Oregon. They’ve partnered with several local businesses to bring wine tastings and other events to their shop. If you need something quick, this is the place.
Shady Cove Market is a privately-owned grocery store serving the Shady Cove area. They have weekly ads, recipes, and coupons available on their website. Create an account online to begin your shopping ahead of time.
New Seasons Market is a regular fixture for those in the Portland area. It is a fast-expanding independently-owned local grocery store known for stocking a mixture of mass-market favorites along with organic and free-range options. They offer military discounts on Tuesdays and senior citizen discounts on Wednesdays.
First Alternative Natural Foods Co-Op is a Corvallis, Oregon original, with two locations in the city. Their mantra is to provide fresh, local, and organic groceries to their customers. Check their website for current sales.
Despite being new to the area, North Albany IGA is already a favorite. The selection is large, produce fresh, and burrito bar delicious. While you can find cheaper options in the area, you won’t find much better-quality food.
Supermercados Mexico is a locally owned Mexican grocery store stocking ingredients and authentic Mexican brands. They have a meat market along with a cook-to-order counter for Mexican food favorites.
Uwajimaya has been providing the Beaverton area with quality Asian ingredients and gifts since 1998. In addition to fresh seafood, produce, and meat, you’ll find a brand of Japan’s largest bookstore chain, Kinokuniya Bookstore, inside.