Peninsula is known for its rich history and beautiful scenery. The Cuyahoga Valley area has a strong agricultural history that has been revitalized by the countryside conservancy farming initiative program. The small family farms are once again dotting the landscape of this fertile valley!
In celebration of this revival, The Peninsula Area Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with The Peninsula Foundation Inc. and The Countryside Conservancy invite you to join with us in celebrating the local food movement, sustainable agriculture, and just plain good food!
This will be the day for folks to come to the Valley hungry, as we plan to have local food purveyors, food tastings, canning demonstrations and produce fresh from the garden throughout the Village.
Other activities include Farm tours–giving guests an up close and personal view of farm life as it exists in the Valley today. Heritage Farms, a 165 year old farm will be holding „a day on the farm‰ with an antique tractor and tool exhibit and other events.
An evening ticketed event will be held at the G.A.R. Hall, which will include a local wine and craft beer tasting, tantalizing appetizers, a talk from a CVNP Ranger on farming past and present in the Valley. Patrons will enjoy a dish crafted by Chef Ben Bebenroth from Spice Kitchen and Bar as he demonstrates its preparation and discusses the farm to table movement and the importance of locally grown food. Tickets are $30.00 and can be purchased in advance at http://www.peninsulahistory.org or by calling 330-657-2538. Reservations are recommended.
So we welcome you to join us for a day in the Valley as we celebrate the Family Farm!