A 501(c)3 nonprofit working in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park to connect people, food, and land.

Countryside Beginning Farmer Program

Connects beginning farmers with valuable resources through agricultural technical assistance, business support, farmlink, internship and apprenticeship opportunities.

Countryside Initiative

An innovative program that began in 1999 as a way to preserve and protect the rural landscape in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Countryside Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow

Shop local and direct from your nearby farmers, food entrepreneurs, and artists in the scenic Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Following recommendations from the CDC and Governor DeWine, we are offering a pre-order option and implementing precautionary requirements at the market to keep everyone as safe as possible. We will continue to monitor changes relating to COVID-19 and adjust requirements as necessary.


Gardening Tips

Defenders of the garden, unite!

Defenders of the garden, unite!

Early fall is the prefect time of year to search for beneficial, predatory insects that live in your garden plot. These big bugs have spent their summer growing, eating, and growing some more! Get out in your garden beds and search for some of these awesome insects!...

Farmers’ Market Blog

What is a Rhizome?

What is a Rhizome?

Gingerbread, ginger beer, and gingersnaps are all made possible by a knobby little vegetable called - you guessed it - ginger. At the grocery store, you can buy ginger in a variety of forms, including fresh and whole, dried and powdered, preserved, crystallized, or...

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Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow

Saturdays • 9am – noon
June 27 – October 31

Farmers’ Market at Highland Square

Not operating this season.

Featured Recipe

Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

Ginger has hit the market and we can’t wait to use it! The combination of ginger and garlic will blow your tastebuds away.