98% of Portland’s 19,200 neighborhood businesses have 5 or fewer employees but provide more than 270,000 jobs. These small businesses create and keep more local … Keep Reading ››
Lents has a proud agricultural legacy with the Zenger Farm/Urban Grange, the International Farmers Market, and widespread home-farming and gardening. But beyond the gardens, at the intersection of Foster Rd and I-205, lay busy storefronts where shop owners know their customers by name. Lents is one of Portland’s most culturally mixed neighborhoods, accommodating a much-higher-than-average percentage of foreign-born residents, with English being spoken in little more than half its households.