Akron Urban Agriculture Inc.
"Building better urban communities one neighborhood at a time through agriculture, conservation and sustainability"
Good to Know
We’re always browsing the web for the latest news and updates. Here you’ll find a collection of the most recent articles and resources about relevant topics. We regularly search the web in order to provide community members with the latest, so check back often for great new stories.
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 (Urban Agriculture) Workshop Speakers
Kashava Holt, Executive Director, (AUA) Akron Urban Agriculture
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).
Community Farm Grants
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 gardening or farming.
Hands-on Social Media Workshop Announcements
This will be your workshop resource section to book experts for your farming or rancher operations. It’s a great place to update your knowledge industry news, or publish relevant information about your community. You can also contact us for tips or direct references to fund for your existing or new farms.
Akron Urban Agriculture
One Community for All People
This blog was created to provide a virtual online artsy green space where forum participants can easily share tips and knowledge. Our Urban Farming Blog & Forum is truly unique, made up of clever and active members who always have something new to contribute. Browse the latest posts to see what the buzz is about, or sign in today and start a discussion yourself.
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