Farmers' Markets


Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

Saturdays, 9am to Noon
April 21st through October 27th

4040 Riverview Rd.  
Peninsula, OH 44264

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Countryside Farmers' Market at Highland Square

OPENING DAY ~ May 17th

Thursdays, 4pm to 7pm 
May 17th through September 27th

Will Christy Park
1175 W Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44302

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News from Countryside

The Key to Kitchen Composting


Ten years ago, someone walking into a grocery store with a bunch of reusable shopping bags while sipping coffee shop coffee from a reusable travel mug would have gotten a few curious glances or been stereotyped as an extreme environmentalist. Now, those simple practices to reduce waste have become commonplace in our society. What is the next waste reduction practice to enter all of our lives? .. Read More

Market Location Change for July 5th


Due to the threat of severe thunderstorms, Countryside Farmer's Market at Highland Square is relocating for today, July 5th, to Our Lady of the Elms. Our Lady of the Elms is located at 1375 W Exchange St ( The Market will be held normal hours ~ 4pm to 7pm. Please come support the hard-working farmers and food producers! Plus enjoy.. Read More

Countryside is Growing!


In case you haven't heard - Countryside is growing! A New Market! A New Program! New People (wanted)! Big Update #1 - We are preparing to open a year-round public food market in Downtown Akron's Northside Lofts building. We'll be located just below the Northside Marketplace ( This nearly 10,000 square foot space will be home to our Food Markets, Artist's Fair.. Read More

Events and Workshops

06-Aug-2018 Exploring the Small Farm Dream- August 2018
In this four-session course (plus a farmers' market & farm tour), you will set personal/farming goals, assess available resources, determine if farming as a business is right for you, and develop an action plan to guide your next steps. This highly regarded business short course was developed by the New E.. Click For More Info 151933

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