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.
  

28-Jul-2016 The Square Scullery at Countryside Farmers' Market at Highland Square
SO EXCITED! We're thrilled to have The Square Scullery - Akron's latest and hottest food truck - joining at the Highland Square Farmers' Market for select dates. If you haven't heard of them yet, here's a little info... We're just a couple kids from Akron, Ohio, chasing dreams to pave our own roads, an.. Click For More Info 90167

13-Aug-2016 Recycle Pots and Pans Collection Day
Location: Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula Time: 9am - 12pm 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 .. 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

16-Aug-2016 Countryside Local Food Swap - August 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://www.cvcountryside.org/learn-countryside-local-food-swaps.htm) on our website to le.. Click For More Info 91431

20-Aug-2016 Craft Cocktails: Bloody Marys
Location: Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula Time: 10:30 am In honor of our annual Tomato Tasting, Lorilei Bailey, Countryside's go-to for Craft Cocktail expertise, will be celebrating the tomato the best way she knows how ~ in the Bloody Mary. She'll be sharing a tr.. Click For More Info 90641

20-Aug-2016 Crafty Mart Pop-Up at Howe Meadow
Location: Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula Time: 9am - 12pm We're thrilled to be hosting Crafty Mart for another fun and fantastic Pop-Up! Crafty Mart will be bringing several carefully selected vendors to expand and diversify the craft and artisan offerings a.. Click For More Info 90160

20-Aug-2016 Picnic in the Park: Centennial Celebration!
Location: Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula Time: 9am - 12pm We're very excited to be celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service with a Picnic in the Park! Countryside is offering a limited number of special picnic lunches. Picnics are des.. Click For More Info 90144

20-Aug-2016 Tomato Tasting at Howe Meadow
Location: Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula Time: 9am - 12pm There are an incredible number of tomato varieties out there! Their flavors can be... Juicy. Sweet. Robust. Smoky. Tangy. Citrusy. Salty. Fresh. Tart. Fruity. And they come in a rainbow of colors... .. Click For More Info 90149

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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