Feed your curiosity 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.

06-May-2015 Exploring the Small Farm Dream
This highly rated four-session course will take a small group of participants through the process of setting personal and farming goals, assessing available resources, and developing an action plan to guide next steps. Along the way, participants will take a close look at the realities of working for themselves an.. Click For More Info 22282

19-May-2015 Countryside Local Food Swap - May
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 42928

23-May-2015 Vegetable Gardening Basics
Join us for a hands-on workshop taught by Lisa Nunn, Director of Let's Grow Akron, and Master Gardener Sarah Vradenburg of NeighborFood. Attendees will learn how to plant a vegetable garden beginning with how to prepare the soil, then how to plant, water, and tend the garden for a rich harvest of fresh fruits, vegg.. Click For More Info 41622

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