Underground Airwaves: Portland Mercado

In this episode we have a story from Manuel Foucher, manager of the Portland Mercado (7238 SE Foster Road, Portland), a project of Hacienda CDC. He recollects his early memories of growing up in and working at his father’s beach restaurant in Cozumel, Mexico and how his experiences led to a career in the food industry. He also talks about the grand opening of the Portland Mercado this coming Saturday, April 11th as well as all the work it has taken to bring about the Portland Mercado. The story and interview were recorded at KBOO Community Radio in Portland, OR. Download episodes for free from the iTunes store (search "Underground Airwaves") and SUBSCRIBE to ensure you never miss an episode! -- Link: Find more...

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