An initiative of Hacienda CDC, Micro Mercantes is a social enterprise incubator that empowers and collaborates with hard working Latino culinary micro-entrepreneurs who sell their authentic & handmade food in Portland, Oregon.

Introducing some of our entrepreneurs:

They were featured in:


They feed these companies and more:


They work with our partners, including:



And, their success helped us and the Portland Mercado win a recent award for our work in equity:

MM in the News

Partnerships that matter: Getting Your Recipe t... - Jun 17

For those of you that don't know, Portland Community College has an incredible program called Getting Your Recipe to Market (GYRM) - a program aimed to help food pioneers turn their delicious recipes into a commercial-ready food product....

Vote now! Micro Mercantes is nominated to be an... - May 12

We are grateful to announce that we have been chosen as a 2014 Local Hero Award nominee in the Non-Profit/Educator category. Every year, Edible Portland celebrates the local people, businesses and nonprofits dedicated to building a more ...

Our Community Kitchen Prepares to Move into the... - Mar 11

It's been awhile since we have shared some updates and we think it's about time that we do! We have been busy at work securing funds and finalizing the design to grow our food incubator model into a full service platform that features a ...