Farmers' Markets

Countryside Winter Farmers' Market at Old Trail School

Saturdays, 9am to Noon
November 4, 11 and 18
December 2, 9 and 16
January 6 and 20
February 3 and 17
March 3 and 17
April 7

2315 Ira Rd.
Akron, OH 44333

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Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow

Saturdays, 9am to Noon 
Mark you calendars for Opening Day 2018 ~ April 21st

4040 Riverview Rd.  

Peninsula, OH 44264

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Countryside Farmers' Market at Highland Square

Thursdays, 4pm to 7pm 
Mark you calendars for Opening Day 2018 ~ May 17th

Will Christy Park
1175 W Exchange St.
Akron, OH 44302

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News from Countryside

2018 CSAs and More!


Thinking ahead to the coming growing season is one of the things that keeps me going through the dreary months of January and February. Farmer’s aren’t just thinking and dreaming though - they’re working hard to make our fruit, veg, meat and flower dreams come true. They are assessing the previous season to see what worked and what didn’t, taking inventory of their supplies and restocking, pla.. Read More

Winter Weather and Livestock - Reprint Jan 2016


Many people are concerned about the welfare of farm animals during winter and periods of extreme cold. Please be assured the Countryside Initiative farm animals are fine. These animals are born and raised outside like deer and other wildlife. The draft horses grow a thick winter coat each year and their breed is known for their resilience in cold climates. Sheep, pigs, poultry and goats a.. Read More

We're on the Move


Countryside is moving its office to the old Duffy Farmstead on Quick Road in Peninsula. We are still in Cuyahoga Valley National Park and just minutes from downtown Peninsula. We are very excited about this move! This farm allows us space for more educational classes, special events and to get our intern/apprentice program up and running. This will be our home for the next 2 yea.. Read More