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An urban store with a small town feel

Come Taste What’s New

The Arbor Lodge store is turning nine! To celebrate, the store has some new features—so let’s party.

What’s new?

  • Redesigned, more spacious Solutions Counter
  • Redesigned Deli, Pastry, Cheese and Beer & Wine Departments
  • New self-serve Hot Food Bar
  • Bigger Grab & Go selection

Come visit and celebrate! The festivities, including enter-to-win drawings, start Wednesday, August 27 and run throughout September. For a full list of events, visit the store calendar.

Wednesday, August 27
Knife sharpening at the Solutions Counter, 9am-6pm
Food Writer Jim Dixon sampling fresh produce, 12pm-3pm
Local Wine & Beer pours, 3-6pm
Local vendor samples from 11am-7pm

Thursday, August 28
Local vendor samples from 11am-7pm
       
Friday, August 29
Red Hat Melon farmers in Produce Department, 3-6pm
Local vendor samples from 11am-6pm

Saturday, August 30
Whole salmon sale outside the store, 11am-5pm
Kathy Bethel Roadshow, 11am-5pm
Bee Keeping demo, 11am-5pm
KGBE Jazz quartet, 5-6pm
Local vendor samples from 11am-6pm

Sunday, August 31 – 9th birthday!
Birthday cake served in the Deli Seating Area, 11am-5pm
Michael Strickling, Balloon Artist in DSA, 12-2pm
Live music, 2-4pm
Celebratory bubbly, 2-5pm
Samples from Stumptown Cold Brew, 11am-2pm & Ruby Jewel Ice Cream, 3-6pm



Meet a friend for lunch in our deli and soak up the art by local artists
and our staff. Bring the whole family to our weekend tastings. We love seeing you.

On your way in, look up! We don't want you to miss our rooftop garden and rainspout salmon sculptures by Ivan McLean. They help collect and disperse rainwater. And nestled within our parking lot are nature pockets called bioswales filled with native plants that attract birds and wildlife to the neighborhood and help improve our city’s water quality.

We’re proud to be part of such a dynamic neighborhood.

Getting here is easy

  • We’re right on the MAX Yellow Line, at the North Rosa Parks Way stop.
  • Many Tri-Met bus lines serve the area frequently. 
  • There's bike parking too!

For $1 a year, we rent out the Northwest corner of our parking lot to the COFY (Career Opportunities For Youth) Station. It’s a little coffee stand run by at-risk youth through the POIC (Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center) — a great way to teach young people how to be successful in the workplace, and we’re happy to help out.

As a proud supporter of Loaves & Fishes, the Meals-On-Wheels People, we help make weekly deliveries of food and conversation to seniors in our neighborhood.

Looking for a donation for your neighborhood organization?

  • Please stop by the store and speak with the Community Coordinator. 
  • Thanks for all you do to help the Arbor Lodge community.

Grocery Stories Podcast: Food Works

Our Arbor Lodge store has a long-standing relationship with Food Works, a youth employment and empowerment program that engages 14-21-year-old young people in all aspects of planning, growing, selling and donating over 4,000 pounds of organic produce each year from their one-acre organic farm on Sauvie Island. Food Works provides our Arbor Lodge store with fresh, local and seasonal produce. 

Listen to the podcast.

Learn more about Food Works.

Grocery Stories is an interactive podcast series produced and conceived by guest artists Nolan Calisch and Molly Sherman, Portland State University MFA in Social Practice students. 

About the Artists

Nolan Calisch is a photographer currently earning his MFA from Portland State University's Art and Social Practice Program. He lives on his organic farm near Portland, Oregon where he grows food for 30 families through a CSA (community supported agriculture) program. 

Molly Sherman is an artist and designer living in Portland, Oregon. She is also a co-director of Farm School. As a designer, she has worked with a wide range of clients including the Hammer Museum and Portland Art Museum. Molly is currently an MFA candidate in Portland State University's Art and Social Practice Program.

Nolan and Molly are the co-founders and co-directors of Farm School, an ongoing series of projects that bring together site-specific learning, art, and agriculture.

 

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