Farmers' Markets


Countryside Winter Farmers' Market at Old Trail School

Saturdays 9:00am - noon November 8,15,22
December 6, 13, 20
January 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14, 28
2315 Ira Road
Akron, OH 44333

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Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

closed for the season

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

closed for the season

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

Conger Avenue and West Market Street

News and Blog

Vendor Applications Now Available

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Do you want to be part of a vibrant market set in beautiful Cuyahoga Valley National Park?  Want to join a market that hit $1 million in sales last year?  A market that was voted best in the area by the readers of Akron Life Magazine?  Good!  Because Countryside Farmers' Markets are now accepting new vendor applications for 2015. 

Countryside Farmers' Markets Hit $1 Million Mark!

Thursday, December 11, 2014
We are thrilled to announce that we have reached $1 million in local food sales for 2014!  Here's the breakdown:

Number of market days in 2014:  54 

Amount of local food sales in 2014:  $1,007,615.38

Number of small businesses that participate in the markets:  64

Amount of local food sales over 10 years of farmers' markets:  $5,925,340.74


Welcome, Winter Markets!

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Countryside Farmers’ Market returns to Old Trail School this Saturday for another season of local food. The market features farmers and food producers from Northeast Ohio and will take place on select Saturdays from November through April, 9:00am-12:00pm.  Read More...

Events and Workshops

11-Feb-2015 Cheesemaking 101
Join Abbe Turner, owner of Lucky Penny Creamery, for an evening of handcrafted goodness. Abbe will teach us about the history of cheesemaking, how to assemble the perfect cheese plate, and how to make whole-milk mozzarella and ricotta at home! You will have a chance to try your hand at preparation and kneading cu.. Click For More Info 31923

28-Mar-2015 Get Cultured! FREE workshop with Fermentation On Wheels!
Get Cultured! celebrates the uniqueness of the starter culture. A collection of kefir, tibicos, sourdough, and kombucha are presented to the audience. In this workshop, we discuss ferments that require inoculation - their history, how to feed them, and the delicious transformative foods they create. Followed by .. Click For More Info 33571

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

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