Portland Saturday Market, a mecca for handicraft producers, has been running from March to Christmas Eve since 1974. Photo: Alamy

Why Portland, Oregon, is to handicrafts what Los Angeles is to movies – think nature and geography

  • The city has had an artisanal heartbeat since its first Arts and Crafts Society was set up in 1907
  • Portland’s weekend market, a showcase for crafters, has been running from March to Christmas Eve since 1974
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Portland Saturday Market, a mecca for handicraft producers, has been running from March to Christmas Eve since 1974. Photo: Alamy
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