LOCAL FOOD MARKETPLACE
Our permanent indoor farmers market contains products from over 200 local farmers and food producers. You will be amazed when you walk through our doors!
The marketplace provides an outlet for local farmers to sell their products directly to the general public without having to engage in burdensome wholesale pricing or minimum delivery requirements often needed to sell at retail establishments. In this way the Locavore model acts as an “incubator market” for small local farmers, ranchers and food producers.
Our Sourcing Philosphy
Locality of food is most important. Local food means fresher, greater nutritional value, shorter transportation distance, seasonal, and a stronger local economy.
Organic practices that support healthy soils and ecosystems outweigh organic certification labels.
Nutrient-dense, whole foods that aren’t locally available are purchased as close to home as possible. The local distributors we use are mindful in their purchasing and they source from small-scale farmers and producers that follow organic philosophies and socially responsible practices.
We accept SNAP
(Oregon Trail Cards / Food Stamps)
Azure Standard Online Ordering – A Locavore Member Benefit
Dropsite Rules and Regulations
1.) In order to utilize the Locavore dropsite, you must be a current member of Central Oregon Locavore Non Profit. More info: www.centraloregonlocavore.org
2) Locavore does not have any interaction between Azure and you, the customer. All transactions remain strictly between you and Azure Standard.
3.) Unlike many Azure drop sites, Locavore does not require you to be present at the time of delivery for the order to be unloaded from the truck, however we appreciate you picking up the same day.
4.) We are a busy and working non-profit, the maximum amount of time that we will hold your Azure Standard order is 72 hours. The event room where your order is stored is rented out several days a week, and must be cleared of all items during these times.
5.) Cold storage items will placed in cold storage IF we have the space in our facility.cold storage in not guaranteed and your items may be at risk if left overnight.
6.) You will be provided with 1 courtesy call if your order has not been picked up within 48 hours. If the order is not retrieved and there is no response, your order will be donated to a local food bank.
7.) We understand that unexpected events arise, and are fully willing to make special arrangements for you if you notify us within the 72 hour window. (This information is also posted within the Central Oregon Locavore profile in the Azure Standard website if you ever need to reference it again.)