Countryside
Farmers' Markets

Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

Saturdays 9am to Noon 
May 10th through October 25th

4040 Riverview Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264

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Countryside Weeknight Farmers' Market at Highland Square

Opening Day, May 29th!!

Thursdays, 4pm to 7pm 
May 29th through October 2nd 

Conger Avenue and West Market Street

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Countryside Winter Farmers' Market at Old Trail School

Saturdays 9am to Noon 
November through April

2315 Ira Road
Akron, OH 44333

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News and Blog

Pasta, Pepper and Fritatta Recipes from Donatella Salvadori

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Thank you Donatella for sharing your talents - and delicious food - with us at the market last Saturday.  For those of you who were as inspired as we were by Donatella's dishes, here are her recipes. Read More...


The Swap "Family"

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Countryside Local Food Swaps have become one of the most popular programs we offer through Countryside U.  We have a Facebook page for the group - have you seen it?  It's an active and fun space, but I'd love to coax more of the nearly 300 members into showing up at a swap!  So we wanted you to hear from a regular swapper about why she goes, and why you should, too.  Introducing Maggie Olson!
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Spice Acres

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

We are thrilled to welcome some new farmers to the Countryside Initiative program!  Burrito lovers will recognize The Spice Companies from Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow.  But there will be a lot more than burrito fixings growing at Spice Acres.  Read all about it in Joe Crea's (Cleveland.com) article hereRead More...


Events and Workshops

05-Aug-2014 Planning For Growth: Webinar
In the local foods movement, everybody's talking about "scaling up" - but what does that mean for your farm's operations, business, and quality of life? Join veteran farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard for this exploration of the practical impacts of increasing your business size, and the factors to consider as you d.. Click For More Info 3662

19-Aug-2014 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) on.. Click For More Info 13812

20-Aug-2014 How to Be a Better Boss on the Market Farm: Webinar
Employees make it possible to get more done, but managing workers and their work takes dedicated time, energy, and processes. Veteran farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard turned his work environment from "The Yelling Farm" into a positive, supportive, and effective workplace. In this workshop, Chris shares his princip.. Click For More Info 16349

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