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 September 14
Join us Fridays 11am-2pm!
TODAY: Free cooking class with The Root Cafe!
Nicole Tuzzio, raw chef at The Root Cafe in Lakewood will host today's free cooking class at Old Stone Church. The Root Cafe is a vegetarian cafe, bakery and coffee shop with a menu that incorporates local and organic ingredients whenever possible. You can find Nicole every Thursday, 5:00-9:00pm, preparing a delicious raw menu for The Root's weekly Raw Food Night.
About Cleveland Cooks
A monthly cooking series providing hands-on demonstrations from area chefs. Classes are free and open to the public and include a guided market tour, hands-on instruction in meal preparation and tips on how to grow produce easily at home. Cleveland Cooks was made possible thanks to a grant from Neighborhood Connections and space generously donated by Old Stone Church.
THIS WEEKEND: Local Food Ignite Talks at Ingenuity Festival Friday, 7-8pm: Local Food Ignite Talks: Organized by the City of Cleveland Office of Sustainability, 10 local food champions will speak about their ideas and personal or professional passions, accompanied by 20 slides. Each slide will be displayed for 15 seconds, and slides will automatically advance. Feed your mind with 10 presenters in under an hour!
Mansfield Frazier, Chateau Hough
Sudhir Raghupathy, Eco Tuesday
Ifeoma Ezepue, Cleveland Crops
Carlton Jackson, Tunnel Vision Hoops
Brittany Barski, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Green Team
Paula Hershman, Storehouse Tea
Christa Ebert, Neighborhood Progress Inc and co-founder of the 1st annual Citywide Potluck
Gwen Forte, Growhio
Jenny Kelly, Kelly Green Web
Diane Morgan, Maggie’s Farm
Kristen Baumlier-Faber, Food Fonts
SURVEYS: Stop by the info booth to take a brief survey. You can get a free Growhio tote and/or $3.00 in produce perks!
Today at Downtown Farmers Market!
Lots of squash from Maggie's Farm!
Harvest in Christ Arugula, Kale, Mesclun, Green Beans, Beets, Beet Greens, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Cherry Tomatoes
Por Bar Farms Potatoes, Salad Mix, Tomatoes, Ground Cherries/Cape Gooseberries, Sweet & Chili Peppers,Okra, Eggplant
Community Greenhouse Partners Cherry Tomatoes, Heirloom Green Zebra Tomatoes, Micros, Cooking Greens, Hot Peppers & more!
Maggie's Farm Grape Jelly (made with grapes from Por Bar Farm), Big Dog Tomato Pepper Jam, Tomatoes, Peppers, Zucchini, Blue Hubbard, Lakota Squash (a Native American traditional squash in the hubbard family), Butternut Squash, Cucumbers, Arugula, Tuscan Kale, Swiss Chard, Pumpkins, Yellow Squash, Apples, Pears, Eggplant and Lauki
Peddler Bread A variety of bread, baguettes, muffins, and flour & cornmeal from Stutzman Farms
Vendor Highlights - lunch specials!
Judy’s Oasis Fresh baked white and wheat Pita bread, hummus, meat pies and spinach & feta pies
In Forno Pizza Classic (grated mozzerella, olive oil) $10 Margherita (fresh mozzerella, basil, oregano, olive oil) $12 Di Parma (prosciutto, grated mozzerella, fresh garlic, basil, olive oil) $14 Bianco (fresh mozzerella, tomato, fresh garlic, olive oil, basil) $13 Pepperoni (grated mozzerella, pepperoni) $14 Veggie (grated mozzerella, mushroom, black olives, basil, olive oil) $13 Spinach (baby spinach, fresh mozzerella, tomato, olive oil, garlic) $12 ***Wood-fired pizza featuring toppings from vendors at the market; also available by the slice w/ free drink***
BONJOUR Crepes Savory Crepes-of-the-Day: French Grilled Cheese: Cheddar, mozzarella, provolone, field greens, balsamic vinaigrette Grilled Chicken, Carmelized Onions, Chipotle Sauce
Sweet Crepes-of-the-Day: Bananas, milk or dark chocolate
Peanut Butter Cup
Ohio Farm Direct Grass-fed beef burgers and cheeseburgers Toasted cheese make w/ Peddler's Bread Ice Cream Drinkable yogurt Take-home cheese ***Made with local and organic grass-fed cheese, milk and beef*** ***You can still purchase your favorite grass-fed cheese - just visit the truck***
The Nosh Box Chicken Flatbread, Shrimp and Asian Pork Tacos, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Rosemary Tater Tots ***Accepts all major credit cards***
“Produce Perks” accepted: EBT users will receive “Produce Perks,” a dollar for dollar bonus (up to $10) to be spent on fresh fruits and vegetables. Produce Perks are available at area farmers markets while supplies last. Please stop by the information table for more information or to use your card.
EBT, WIC, senior coupons and debit cards are accepted.
Here's our complete list of vendors for the 2012 season:
Por-Bar Farms: Heirloom and organic vegetables, fruits, and herbs
Community Greenhouse Partners: Organic vegetables and greens grown just a few blocks east of downtown
Harvest in Christ: Heirloom produce grown using sustainable methods
Lucia's Fresh Produce: Hard neck garlic grown in Old Brooklyn
Maggie's Farm: An urban farm located in The Stockyards
Ohio Farm Direct: Organic, grassfed cheese
Crystal Moon Acres: Goats milk fudge and baked goods
Judy’s Oasis: Middle Eastern Cuisine, including hoomus, meat pies, falafel and prepared foods for lunch
Peddler Bread:Artisan bread bakery
Ohio City Pasta: Hand-crafted pasta
Rising Star Coffee Roasters: Small batch coffee roasters located in Ohio City
Blaze Gourmet: Exotic hot sauce and salsas
SPICEHOUND: High quality spices, herbs, chillies, and natural salts
No Whey Chocolates: Vegan, whey-free chocolate candies and chocolate-covered fruit
The Tea and Honey Company:Locally made teas, honeys, and other aromatherapy items
Kernels by Chrissie:hand-crafted, gourmet popcorn from Ohio grown corn
Real Fruit: Made to order real fruit juices
BONJOUR Crepes: French crepes using locally grown and organic ingredients
In Forno Pizza: Wood-fired authentic neopolitan pizza
Pig Lickin' Good BBQ: Hot-off-the-grill BBQ, bottled sauces and salad dressings
The Nosh Box: Amix of midwestern comfort food with a Tex/Mex kick
Mad Mouth Gyros:Authentic Greek and Mediterranean goods on the go
Hodge Podge:Chris Hodgson's famous food truck
Publish Ohio: Cleveland-area prints, postcards and photos
Come hungry and enjoy a delicious lunch from one of our prepared food vendors. Just make sure you save enough time during lunch to visit all of your favorite vendors, enjoy the fresh air, listen to the live music, and maybe even picnic in the grass!