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Defend local food and farms

We are sincerely grateful for and value our sponsors. Because of local businesses like yours we can serve our community and advance our work year after year!

About Countryside

>> Countryside’s mission is to build a thriving local food community by connecting people, food, and land in and beyond Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

>> We were established in 1999 as a nonprofit partner of CVNP to assist in the creation of an innovative farmland program that leases historic farmsteads to private farmers who commit to be good stewards to the land.

>> We also educate and train aspiring farmers through our New Farmer Academy to build career pathways and support small farms throughout northeast Ohio.

>> Countryside operates two farmers’ markets and a regional food access program that supports low-income families in four counties at 12 farmers markets in our network.

 

Who You Will Reach

Countryside Farmers’ Market shoppers are engaged and thoughtful consumers who make purchases and investments that align with their values and their passions. They have healthy and active lifestyles, and care about authenticity, integrity, personal connections, the environment and community.

By the Numbers

>> Average customer attendance per market:
     –  Howe Meadow: 1,500 (peak 2,800)
      Old Trail School (winter market): 700 (peak 1,000)     

>> Over 7,000 subscribers to our weekly email newsletter

>> Over 17,000 (and growing!) followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. 

 

Business & Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities:

Are you ready to work together to connect people, food, and land? Below is a sample of sponsorship levels to explore. 

> Corporate Partner
> New Farmer Academy Champion
> Community Food Access Champion
> Community Health Partner
> Farmers Market Champion
> Safety Sponsor
> Music Maker
> Cooking Demo Devotee
> Compost Hero

Single day sponsorships for markets and special events are also available.

 

To schedule time to talk or to secure your sponsorship for 2022, please contact:

Madison Letizia
Countryside’s Marketing & Development Specialist
234-334-4622
mletizia{at}countrysidefoodandfarms{dot}org

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