OHSU Food Rx - Fruit and Vegetable Prescriptions for Health

rows of blueberries, strawberries and tomoatoes
Greenville Farms' bounty at the OHSU Farmers Market

The OHSU Food Rx program was developed by OHSU Food and Nutrition Services (FANS) to give clinicians an opportunity to offer patients a tangible solution to their food insecurity in the form of vouchers that can be redeemed for fruits and vegetables (fresh, frozen, dried or canned, without added sugar, salt or oil) at one of 32 participating farmers markets and grocery stores in Oregon. Currently, clinics pay for the vouchers and design their own parameters for their program. Most OHSU programs choose to offer each patient around $30 per month, usually for 2-3 months. There are many other programs around Oregon that have different models. 

These types of programs have been shown to help reduce weight, reduce abnormally high blood sugar levels (Hemoglobin A1C), reduce food insecurity, and increase quality of life. We hope that more clinics will choose to enroll patients in this program. 

Below is a list of redemption sites where OHSU Food Rx participants can use their $3 vouchers for eligible items. Our market is one of the sites!

Albany Farmers' Market
4th and Ellsworth
Albany
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
April - November

Boundless Farmstead
Downtown Farmers Market
Bend
Brooks Alley
Wednesday
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
May - October

Brookings-Harbor Farmers Market
15786 Highway 101 S.
Brookings
Wednesday-Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Year-round

Cedar Mill Farmers Market
NW Cornell and NW Murray
Portland
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May - October

Central Oregon Locavore
3rd street/Business Hwy 97
Bend
Tuesday-Friday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday 
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Year Round

Corvallis Farmers' Market
1st and Jackson
Corvallis
Saturday and Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
April - November

Cully Farmers Market
42nd and Alberta
Portland
Thursdays
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
June - August
Thursdays
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
September

E.Z. Orchards Farm Market
5504 Hazel Green Rd NE corner / Cordon & Hazel Grn
Salem
Monday - Friday 
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Year Round
Sunday (October Only)
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Food Front Coop
2375 N.W. Thurman Street
Portland
Monday-Sunday
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(these hours may change in the winter)
Year-round

Food Front Coop
6344 S.W. Capitol Highway
Portland
Monday-Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(these hours may change in the winter)
Year-round

Forest Grove Farmers Market
Main Street between Pacific Avenue and 21st Street
Forest Grove
Wednesdays
4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
May - October

Forest Grove - Indoor Market at Elks Lodge 
2810 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove
Sunday
12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
November - December

Grandpa's Fresh Market
36483 Highway 226 S.E.
Albany
Monday-Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May - October

Growers Outlet
16145 N.E. Glisan
Portland
Monday-Friday
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Year-round

Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace
E. Main and 2nd Avenue
Hillsboro
Tuesday, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
June - August

Irvington Farmers Market
N.E. 16th Avenue between Broadway and Weidler
Portland
Sunday
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Dates TBD

King Neighborhood Farmers Market
N.E. 7th and Wygant Streets at MLK Elementary School
Portland
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May - November

La Grande Farmers Market
Max Square on the corner of 4th Street and Adams Avenue
La Grande
Tuesday
3:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
May  - October

Lents International Farmers Market
S.E. 91st and S.E.Foster
Portland
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
June - November

Medford Food Co-op
945 S. Riverside Avenue 
Medford 
Monday-Sunday 
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Year-round

Medford Grocery Outlet
35 East Stewart Ave.
Medford, OR 97501
Monday - Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Year-round
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Minto Island Growers
3394 Brown Island Road S.
Salem
Wednesday-Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
May - October

Montavilla Farmers Market
S.E. Stark Street at S.E. 77th Avenue
Portland
Sundays
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May  - October  as well as mid November 2019
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Winter Stock Up- TBD)  

Moreland Farmers Market
SE Bybee & SE 14th
Portland
Wednesdays
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
May  - October

OHSU Farmers Market
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland
Tuesdays
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June - September

People's Food Coop Farmers Market
SE 21st and SE Tibbets
Portland
Wednesdays
2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Year-round
September -  Harvest Festival
2 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Peoria Road Farm Market
33269 Peoria Road
Corvallis
Monday-Sunday
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
April - November 

Saturday Market, Ontario
Corner of Oregon and S.W. 1st Avenue
Ontario
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June - September 

Shemanski Park Farmers Market
S.W. Park between S.W. Main and S.W. Salmon
Portland
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
May - October

South Waterfront Farmers Market
3508 S.W. Moody Avenue
Portland
Thursday
2:00 - 7:00 p.m.
June - October

The Dalles Farmers' Market
5th and Union in City Park
The Dalles
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
June - October

Whiteaker Community Market
2nd & Lawrence
Eugene
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
May - September

Woodstock Farmers Market
4600 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland
Sundays
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June - October