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

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

For Immediate Hire: Food Access Associate


The Food Access Associate will assist the Director of Local Food Programs with the administration of SNAP and Produce Perks (a nutrition incentive providing matching funds, up to $20 per day, for the purchase of fresh produce) at farmers' markets in Summit and surrounding counties. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until filled; position to be filled ASAP. For full descript.. Read More

Zero Waste Countryside at the Howe Meadow Countryside Farmers' Market


The Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow is going Zero Waste! With the introduction of Zero Waste Countryside, our goal is to divert 85% of market-generated waste away from landfills by the end of the 2018 Howe Meadow Countryside Farmers' Market season. Diverting waste from landfills requires a big change, replacing non-recyclable plastic, styrofoam, and plastic-lined p.. 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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