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.


16-Jul-2015 Preserving Your Bounty
Cooking and preserving expert Judi Strauss will take the mystery out of food preservation, from choosing recipes and picking produce all the way to a safe and delicious finished product. Thoroughly covering canning basics, she will also discuss other preservation methods like freezing, drying, and pressure canning,.. Click For More Info 43527

21-Jul-2015 Countryside Local Food Swap - July
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 43531

25-Jul-2015 Craft Cocktails at the Market: Gin
Every foodie knows that the perfect cocktail can make or break a meal. For the second in our 3-part series on craft cocktails with celebrated Cleveland bartender Lorilei Bailey, we shift the focus to gin. Savory cocktails are an often overlooked way to beat the heat. Learn how to integrate your favorite vegetables,.. Click For More Info 43511

08-Aug-2015 Craft Cocktails at the Market: Whiskey
For the final installment of our 3-part series on craft cocktails with celebrated Cleveland bartender Lorilei Bailey, we take on whiskey. So if you don't want summer to end, prolong the flavors of the season by learning how to make shrubs with your favorite fruits. These vinegar and macerated fruit concoctions will.. Click For More Info 43512

18-Aug-2015 Countryside Local Food Swap - August
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 43596


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