Gather Together. Organically.

Working with Gathering Together Farm for the past seven weeks has changed the way I think about food. In the past, I didn’t differentiate between buying produce at the grocery store and buying produce at a Farmers Market. This experience has changed my mind.

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Meredith Goddard
Finding My Bliss

Before my time with Bliss Nut Butters, my previous knowledge and experience with nut butters could be summed up in one word: Jif. I had never been a die-hard fan of peanut butter like some people I knew; I would choose chocolate over Reese's, and I never got ice cream with any sort of peanut butter in it. So walking into my first market working with a nut butter company, I wasn't sure what to expect.

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Meredith Goddard
Wake Up and Smell the... Cold Brew?

After experiencing a Wednesday afternoon in scorching hot 95 degree weather, Rocky Butte Coffee couldn’t stand tall with only hot coffee pour-overs at the market. Throughout the next week, James, the owner of Rocky Butte Coffee, worked day and night to finish his Rocky Butte Coffee’s newest product: Nitro cold brew.

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Meredith Goddard
Tabor Dough Boy in the Rye

My first day working at Tabor Bread’s booth at the Moreland Farmer’s Market was terrifying—especially the first hour. I had just met my vendor, Henry, who, at 20, was only a few years older than I am, and already people had swarmed the stand.

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Meredith Goddard
The Art of Selling Sausages

Your eyes sparkle, your mouth waters—every single sense is urging you to try a delicious sample. Not unlike a piece of Impressionist painting or a Mozart piano Sonata, food is also capable of creating unforgettable human experiences that transcend time and place.

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Meredith Goddard
How Nice is Spice?

After a few weeks on the job, I feel much more comfortable working at Roundhouse Foods because I have learned how to set up the stand, how to answer (most) people's questions, and how to run the stand. 

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Meredith Goddard