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Celebrating five years. you’ll find local food vendors, area artisans, garden needs, home decor ideas, and demonstrations at this weekly dog-friendly affair. A Pie Baking contest, Cup Cake wars, and Yappy Hours (dog-themed nights), are some of the fun events planned.!
Currently offering three seasonal markets: Howe Meadow in Peninsula, nestled in the middle of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park; Highland Square, a thriving, walkable community in West Akron; and Old Trail School during the winter, a private school within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Countryside Farmers’ Markets (CFM) are vibrant farmers’ markets established and managed by Countryside. Their Public Market is a year-round indoor market located at 21 Furnace Street in the Northside district of Downtown Akron.
Located on Franklin Ave. between Main St. and Summit St. under Haymaker overpass,Haymaker Farmers’ Market was organized in 1992 to provide an outlet for locally grown agricultural products, growing from just four vendors at the start to over 45 quality vendors as Portage County’s oldest producer’s only farmers’ market.
Celebrating over 10 years of operation, Kamm’s Corners Farmers Market features 25-30 vendors each week offering a variety of products from vegetables, to hormone-free, naturally raised meats each Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting on June 9th through mid-October. The 2019 schedule above highlights the market’s outstanding weekly array of musical entertainment, chef demonstrations; and outstanding of area artisans.
You’ll find locally-grown fruits and vegetables, breads, and other products at the Medina Farmers’ Market on Medina Square each Saturday, and their mid-week market later in the season.
Starting with only six farmers participating in the first Saturday farmers market at Shaker Square in July of 1995, the hard work of Donita Anderson and her many helpers has turned North Union into a major avenue for locally grown produce, meats, and related agricultural products. North Union offers an outstanding array of East and West Side locations from Crocker Park (opening April 13th / 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.), to Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Clinic’s Main Campus, Legacy Village, Playhouse Square, University Hospitals, Van Aken, and Shaker Square (opening April 6th / 8 a.m. to Noon) (see HERE).
Each market is certified producers only, with each vendor undergoing onsite farm inspections and other tests to verify these produce what they sell.
North Union also hosts indoor markets, as well as a number of civic events each year including its ever popular Cleveland Garlic Festival set for August 24 & 25, 1919.
Beginning its 14th season, the Tremont Farmers’ Market opens in May under the direction of new market manager Bob Holcepl. Running every Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. through October, this popular farmers’ market in the heart of Cleveland’s historic Tremont district offers a healthy variety of locally-produced produce and food-related products from over twenty vendors; along with weekly food demonstrations; wonderful live music; and an rich assortment of arts and crafts vendors!