At Countryside This Week: July 31-Aug 2, 2014

melon

photo by Sara Graca

Come see what’s in season this week at our farmers’ markets!

Countryside Conservancy Market News  July 31-Aug 2 2014

Debit cards and Ohio Direction cards welcomed.  Ohio Direction Card users are eligible to receive free matching funds, up to $15, thanks to generous funding from
Wholesome WaveContact Beth at 330-657-2542 for more information.

Hope to see you there!!

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Planning for Farm Growth – 8/5/14

 smallfarm
Planning for Growth
Webinar
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Free

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 decide whether to get bigger.

Register/Info

For questions, please contact the class sponsor,
Countryside Conservancy

Posted in Events, Webinars | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Summit Lake Farmers’ Markets 2014

Summit-Lake-Mini-Markets

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

At Countryside This Week: July 24-26, 2014

blueberries
photo by Sara Graca

Come see what’s in season this week at our farmers’ markets!

Countryside Conservancy Market News  July 24-26 2014

Debit cards and Ohio Direction cards welcomed.  Ohio Direction Card users are eligible to receive free matching funds, up to $15, thanks to generous funding from
Wholesome WaveContact Beth at 330-657-2542 for more information.

Hope to see you there!!

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Eating Right, Being Active: July-August 2014

East-YMCA-Eat-Right-Program

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Hope Summer Celebration – 8/1/14

Lessons-from-the-GardenFinal

 

Posted in Events, Growing Hope | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Growing Hope Planning Meeting – 7/21/14

Join other local food enthusiasts to complete planning of our summer celebration
“Lessons From the Garden: It’s Never Too Late to Plant”.

sunflower

This planning meeting is free and open to the public.  Bring a friend!

Date:  Monday, July 21, 2014
Location: Akron Summit Community Action,  670 West Exchange Street, Akron 44302.  Map
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

For further information, contact Katie Fry at 330.608.1454 with questions.  Hope to see you there!

Growing Hope is an educational program of the Summit Food Policy Coalition.

 

Posted in Growing Hope, Meetings | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

At Countryside This Week: July 17-19, 2014

blueberries
photo by Sara Graca

Come see what’s in season this week at our farmers’ markets!

Countryside Conservancy Market News  July 17-19 2014

Debit cards and Ohio Direction cards welcomed.  Ohio Direction Card users are eligible to receive free matching funds, up to $15, thanks to generous funding from
Wholesome WaveContact Beth at 330-657-2542 for more information.

Hope to see you there!!

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Art of Beekeeping – 7/17/2014

Talking in the Garden WAkron_071714

Talking in the Garden Series
in West Akron

Thursday, July 17, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Eden’s Blessing Community Garden
845 Stadelman Avenue
Akron
   

   Topic:  The Art of Beekeeping

Speaker: Laura Urban
Urban Honey Bee

Free.  Please bring a chair.
For questions, please contact Veronica Sims @ 330.572.8304

Sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action

Posted in Events, Talking in the Garden Series | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Aquaponics: Raising Fish in the City – 7/15/2014

Talking in the Garden Series
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Community Garden
  Ira Avenue/Kenmore Blvd.   

   Topic:  “Aquaponics: Raising Fish in the City.”
Speaker: Mike Conley

Don’t just sit on the dock of the bay.  Bring the bay to your home!

Free.  Please bring a chair.
For questions, please contact Veronica Sims @ 330.572.8304

Co-sponsored by Mike’s Little Market.

Posted in Events, Talking in the Garden Series | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment