Young Entrepreneur Program at LOFM

Calling all Lake Oswego Young Entrepreneurs - Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit at the Lake Oswego Farmers' Market!

Are you a high school student with a passion for entrepreneurship? Do you have a flair for crafting handmade items or making tasty treats that you dream of sharing with the world? We have an exciting opportunity just for you! Introducing the Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market Young Entrepreneur Program, an initiative designed to empower high school students in grades 9-12 to showcase their creativity and business acumen at the popular Lake Oswego Farmers' Market.

Why Join the Young Entrepreneur Program?

1. Showcase Your Talent: Gain exposure for your handmade goods and items by setting up shop at the Lake Oswego Farmers' Market. It's a fantastic platform to display your creations and connect with the local community.

2. Mentorship Opportunities: Receive valuable guidance and insights from experienced mentors who will help you navigate the world of entrepreneurship. Learn from their experiences and build a network that will last a lifetime.

3. Special Events: Engage in exclusive events tailored to young entrepreneurs, providing you with unique learning experiences, networking opportunities, and a chance to connect with like-minded peers.

How to Get Started

To kick off your journey, we invite interested students to use the link below to sign up for one of our orientation sessions where you'll receive all the information you need about this exciting new program and the details you need to participate. *Please note that if you are under 16, a parent/guardian must accompany you to the orientation*

Orientation Dates:

  • Saturday, February 24th from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 28th from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Lake Oswego Maintenance Center - 17601 Pilkington Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Click here to sign up: YEP Orientation RSVP

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to turn your passion into a thriving business venture. Join the Lake Oswego Farmers' Market Young Entrepreneur Program and let your entrepreneurial journey begin! If you have any questions or would like additional details, please reach out to Shelley Burgess at sburgess@lakeoswego.city