Bienvenido to the Portland Mercado, the first latino public market in portland, oregon and a grassroots community economic development project of Hacienda CDC. Along with community partners and the Latino community, The Portland Mercado will be coming to SE 72nd and foster road this spring, 2015. stay tuned for our grand opening date.
Our project, an incubator model, provides affordable retail space for businesses to launch and grow, and is a hub for Latino culture in Portland. 15-20 new businesses will start-up in an area of Portland seeking healthy and delicious food options and better economic opportunities for all. The development of this project is inspired by entrepreneurship, Latino cultural history and heritage, traditional and local foods, social enterprise, vibrant cultures, and public markets throughout the world.
Our Mission: The Portland Mercado is an economic development project based on Latino cultural heritage that brings together diverse cultures through entertainment, art, and food.
La Misión: El Mercado Latino es una oportunidad de desarrollo económico con herencia cultural latina integrando diversas culturas a través del entretenimiento, la artesanía, y la comida.