Explore Food & Farming with Countryside U!

Countryside U is an educational program designed to inspire and inform gardeners, home cooks, farmers, and food producers in Northeast Ohio.  Our classes cover topics ranging from DIY skills like home breadmaking and fermentation to more advanced topics like managing a farm business.  Whether you're looking to start your first vegetable garden or you're an experienced grower ready to take your business to the next level, we'll help you get your hands dirty.  All classes are led by experienced instructors and held in the greater Akron area.
  

10-Jul-2016 Akron Farm and Flea
Countryside Conservancy is proud to partner with Crafty Mart to co-manage Akron Farm and Flea in 2016! Join us on the second Sundays of June, July, August and September from 10am-2pm for a mix of great local food and hand-crafted goodness in front of our warm and welcoming hosts, Urban Eats in downtown Akron.. Click For More Info 76910

19-Jul-2016 Countryside Local Food Swap - July 2016
Countryside Local Food Swaps are gatherings of cooks, bakers, brewers, growers, and general DIYers; they bring homemade and homegrown items to swap via silent auction style bidding. Visit the Countryside Local Food Swap page (http://countrysideconservancy.businesscatalyst.com/learn-countryside-local-food-swaps.htm.. Click For More Info 89047

13-Aug-2016 Recycle Pots and Pans Collection Day
Recycle Pots and Pans will be joining us at Howe Meadow to collect your gently used kitchen and dining wares. The mission of Recycle Pots and Pans is to provide cooking tools to those in need through the recycling and re-distribution of commonly used kitchen items. The goal is to recycle and share tools needed.. Click For More Info 88581

14-Aug-2016 Akron Farm and Flea
Countryside Conservancy is proud to partner with Crafty Mart to co-manage Akron Farm and Flea in 2016! Join us on the second Sundays of June, July, August and September from 10am-2pm for a mix of great local food and hand-crafted goodness in front of our warm and welcoming hosts, Urban Eats in downtown Akron.. Click For More Info 76911

11-Sep-2016 Akron Farm and Flea
Countryside Conservancy is proud to partner with Crafty Mart to co-manage Akron Farm and Flea in 2016! Join us on the second Sundays of June, July, August and September from 10am-2pm for a mix of great local food and hand-crafted goodness in front of our warm and welcoming hosts, Urban Eats in downtown A.. Click For More Info 76913

Here's what's coming 

  • Exploring the Small Farm Dream: Is farming right for you? Fall 2016
  • Farm Business Series: The Business of Business Planning & Finance 
  • Farm Tech Series: Weeds, Equipment, Fencing, FSMA
  • Crafting Cocktails series - learn to craft different concoctions at every class!
  • The Art of Food - Expressions of food beyond the palate 
  • Countryside Kids - Youth learning around healthy Eating at the Countryside Farmers' Market at Highland Square

 

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