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Farm To Table: Haymaker Farmers’ Market Announces its 30th Anniversary Fundraising Brunch

Chef Jeff Crowe from Erie Street Kitchen at the Haymaker Farmers' Market

Chef Jeff Crowe chops vegetables at Haymaker Farmers' Market

KENT, OHIO - Haymaker Farmers’ Market (HFM), a 501c3 organization, is the oldest producer only farmers’ market in Portage County and today announces the celebration of the market’s 30th anniversary with a Farm to Table fundraiser brunch to be held at the Venice Café in Kent, Ohio on Sunday, September 18th from 11am-1pm. Jeff Crowe of Erie Street Kitchen will be the chef for this event. Chef Crowe and his team will prepare a delicious meal with fruits, vegetables, meats, breads and sweets from the Haymaker Farmers’ Market farmers and vendors. There will be live music, 50/50 raffle, cash bar and additional surprises. Funds raised will be used to sustain programming that supports children, families and those in need to access more local, fresh foods.

Tickets are $75 each and are available at the Saturday outdoor market from 9am-1pm at the HFM booth. The market is located on Franklin Avenue between Main Street and Summit Street under the Haymaker overpass. Tickets can also be purchased by sending a check to Haymaker Farmers’ Market, P.O. Box 1412, Kent, Ohio 44240 or online http://www.haymakermarket.com/farmtotable-fundraiser Tickets are limited so early purchase is recommended.

Chef Jeff Crowe from Erie Street Kitchen at the Haymaker Farmers' Market

"We're thrilled to join in the celebration of the Haymaker Farmers Market 30 years in Kent! The Haymaker Farmers’ Market set the standard for connecting people that care about what they eat and buy, with local farmers who care about what they grow and sell. It's a perfect match -- and it's one of Kent's most anticipated and popular community events every Saturday, all year long." David Ruller, City Manager, Kent

“Haymaker Farmers' Market has been an institution on Saturday mornings in Kent for 30 years. As our world seems to speed up, and at times divide, Haymaker continues to be a place where everyone is welcome; where everyone can gather to laugh, build friendships, and buy the best local food in Northeast Ohio.” Lizette R. Barton, Barton Farms and Gardens and Haymaker Farmers' Market Board of Directors, President

About Haymaker Farmers’ Market

Portage County’s oldest producer only farmers’ market offers a wide variety of locally grown and produced items including: prepared foods; fresh fruits; vegetables; herbs; fresh cut flowers; garden starts; perennials; jams and jellies; preserves; grass-fed beef, pork, and chicken; pastured eggs; pastured cow, milk cheeses; honey and honey products; maple syrup and maple products; baked goods including traditional, vegan and gluten free; locally roasted coffee and whole beans; tea; magical medicinal remedies; gourmet culinary herb blends; kettle corn; hand made soaps, lotions, and body care products; art and more!

Outdoor season runs April-November and is located on Franklin Avenue between Summit Street and Main Street under the Haymaker overpass in Kent, Ohio.

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