Animation: Pandemic Duck News

It was an awful heat wave, and the tally of deaths in Portland and the region is still growing.

Just today, local media is reporting 59 deaths in Multnomah County and 79 statewide so far.

Many community members turned out to help those in need, and Melissa “Claudio” Lewis wrote about the mutual aid work of Portland anarchist and lefts during this crisis and others.

Portland anarchists speak about their heat wave relief efforts, public perception



East Portland baseball

The Portland Pickles are home in Lents this weekend with multiple games! Buy tickets here, and learn more in this multi-media story from East PDX News.



New food cart pod

There’s a new food cart pod opening in Montavilla!

It’s located at 8220 NE Davis Street, the former location of Bai Yok Thai Food, a beloved Thai restaurant that was lost in a fire in 2016.

All but three of the 16 slots are rented already— including the return of Bai Yok Thai Food!

Read more about The Yard at Montavilla, including the list of amazing food carts in the Montavilla News story here.


Farmers markets

“Lents International Farmers Market (LIFM) is the only one in Portland with an intentional international focus. LIFM provides fresh, affordable, and culturally appropriate produce to the diverse community of Lents neighbors. Founded in 2006 by a community volunteers and then run by Zenger Farm, it is an important sales outlet for immigrant and new farmers, and new small food business owners too.” 

The market’s website is here.

SE 92nd Ave and Reedway St * 9 am – 2 pm


The Montavilla Farmers Market is every Sunday, learn more about the market here.

7700 SE Stark St. * 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Have a great weekend!