At Countryside This Week: August 21-23, 2014

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All photos by Sara Graca

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

Countryside Conservancy Market News  Aug 21-23 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!!

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Don’t Supersize, Portionize – 8/21/2014

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Talking in the Garden Series – West Akron
Thursday, August 21, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Eden’s Blessing Community Garden
845 Stadelman Avenue
Akron
    

Topic: Don’t Supersize, Portion-ize!
Getting a Handle on your Eating Habits

Speaker: Kendra Weekly
Nutrition and Dietetics, The University of Akron

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

Sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action

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Worm Farming and Composting – 8/19/2014

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Talking in the Garden Series
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Pump House Urban Agricultural Center
411 Ira Avenue
Akron
    

Topic: Worm Farming & Composting

Speaker: Liam Murray
Organic Gardener

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

Sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action

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At Countryside This Week: August 14-16, 2014

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photo by Sara Graca

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

Countryside Conservancy Market News  Aug 14-16 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!!

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Worm Farming and Composting: Rescheduled for 8/19/2014

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Talking in the Garden Series
RESCHEDULED for:
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Pump House Urban Agricultural Center
411 Ira Avenue
Akron
    

Topic: Worm Farming & Composting

Speaker: Liam Murray
Organic Gardener

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

Sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action

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Countryside Food Swap – 8/19/14

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Countryside Food Swap

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  7:00 p.m.

Crown Point Ecology Center
3220 Ira Road
Bath
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Join us at our next Countryside Food Swap!  A food swap is a gathering of DIY-ers; they bring homemade and homegrown items to share, via silent auction style bidding.  These events provide an opportunity to share your favorite creations with an appreciative audience, and to receive delicious goodies in return.

This event will be held on the third Tuesday of each month. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

      Food Swap Registration

Visit the Local Food Swap page of Countryside’s web site to learn more about the swaps, and for answers to frequently asked questions. 

Contact Heather for more information.

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Worm Farming and Composting – 8/12/2014

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Talking in the Garden Series
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

 Pump House Urban Agricultural Center
411 Ira Avenue
Akron
    

Topic: Worm Farming & Composting

Speaker: Liam Murray
Organic Gardener

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

Sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action

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At Countryside This Week: August 7-9, 2014

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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!!

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Growing Hope 2014 Summer Celebration: Pics and Winners

Thanks to all who came out for our Growing Hope 2014 Summer Celebration on August 1st!

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Salsa Contest Winners:

Veggie Category
1) Veggie Salsa
2) Yellow Tomato Salsa
3) Hot Cucumber Salsa

Fruit Category
1) Blueberry Black Bean Cilantro Salsa

2) Watermelon Salsa
3) Pineapple Mango Salsa

Overall Category
1) Blueberry Black Bean Cilantro Salsa

2) Veggie Salsa
3) Yellow Tomato Salsa

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1st Place Winner – Overall Category
Blueberry Black Bean Cilantro Salsa
Claudia Coleman (pictured with Julie Costell)

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2nd Place Winner – Overall Category
 Veggie Salsa
 Chloe Perkins-Davis

IMG_9396 3rd Place Winner – Overall Category
 Yellow Tomato Salsa
 Beth Vild (pictured with Julie Costell)

photos by Stan Rittgers

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

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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!!

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