Akron Urban Agriculture Inc.
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Local (Akron) Farms
"Locally grown" refers to food and other agricultural products (for example, wool or flowers) that are grown or produced, processed and then sold within a certain area. However, there's no standard definition of "local," and so businesses touting their "locally grown products"
Farmers Markets (Local)
Akron Farmers Market
Barberton Farmers Market
Countryside Farmer's Market (Howe)
Countryside Old Trail School (Winter)
Garrettsville Farmer's Market
HAPI Fresh Farmer's Market
Haymaker Farmer's Market
Stow Community Farmers Market
Summit Lake Neighborhood Market
Monthly (USDA) Workshop Speakers
Kashava Holt, Outreach Specialist, (FSC) Federation of Southern Cooperatives
Leah Smith, County Executive, (FSA) Farm Service Agency, USDA
William Cook, Urban Conservationist, (NRCS) Natural Resource Conservation Service, USDA
Akron High Tunnel Initiative (USDA)
A High Tunnel System, commonly called a “hoop house,” is an increasingly popular conservation practice for farmers, and is available with financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
Designed for project and/or operational support for organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. Specific funding is available for arts learning activities, outreach to rural populations, organizational professional development, and programs involving folk arts.
Hands-on Social Media Workshop Announced
This is your forum’s resource section. It’s a great place to update your knowledge industry news, or publish relevant information about your community. You can also use this section to add tips or refer to additional resources for your farms.
Akron Urban Agriculture
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