Growhio is a non-profit Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative designed to strengthen and support all aspects of Northeast Ohio's local food economy through branding, marketing and collaboration.


Happenings at Downtown Farmers' Market today!

Join us Fridays 11am-2pm!

We're now located indoors at The Arcade
(401 Euclid Avenue) 

 Here's a complete list of vendors that you can expect to find at the market tomorrow:
  • Por Bar Farms
  • Community Greenhouse Partners
  • No Whey Chocolates
  • Oh Baby Cakes
  • Plant Kingdom
  • SpiceHound
  • Pig Lickin' Good BBQ
  • Ohio Farm Direct
  • Sweet Nostalgia Bakery
  • Blaze Gourmet Hot Sauces and Salsas
  • Medina Pasteries
Throughout the season we'll also be taking orders for poinsettias, which will be grown locally at Kollman's Greenhouse in Twinsburg. Poinsettias will be delivered to DFM in early-December and will be available for pick up at the market.

Shoppers can give back by bringing canned goods and new, unwrapped toys to the market. These items will be donated to Old Stone Church on December 4. The food items will be used for Old Stone’s free weekly grocery bag program and the toys will given to Family Promise of Greater Cleveland, a shelter for homeless families. (Seehere for requested food items)

The 2011 Holiday Market will take place on Fridays, 11am-2pm at The Arcade (401 Euclid Avenue) from November 4 – December 23.

Questions? Interested in becoming a vendor? Email me at

New Vendor Spotlight: Community Greenhouse Partners

A hybrid pumpkin-zucchini or a "zumpkin"
Community Greenhouse Partners is a sustainable urban farm that applies ecological design principles and engages community participation to grow wholesome food year-round that is provided at low-cost to the neighborhood, improving personal health while generating training, mentoring and employment opportunities.
TOMORROW: Cleveland Cooks with John Q's Steakhouse - FREE Cooking Class! 
Chef Curtis Parker from John Q's Steakhouse will be preparing a few signature steaks from the menu as well as an Asian stir-fry dish, using local produce from the market. The class takes tomorrow, November 11 at 1:30-3:00pm at Old Stone Church.

Located on Public Square since 1979, John Q's Steakhouse has been an anchor in downtown dining. John Q's uses locally sourced ingredients, including produce from our very own Por Bar Farms.

About Cleveland Cooks
A monthly cooking series providing hands-on demonstrations from area chefs. Part of the Growhio Education Sessions, classes include a guided market tour, hands-on instruction in meal preparation and tips on how to grow produce easily at home. Classes are free and open to the public but will target Downtown residents and employees. Cleveland Cooks was made possible thanks to a grant from Neighborhood Connections.

For photos from previous Cleveland Cooks classes, please check out our Facebookpage.
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For more information, please contact:
Ashley Shaw, Market Manager
Downtown Farmers Market at Public Square

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