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First Winter Market & High School Craft Fair

November 3, 2011

This Saturday, November 5, Haymaker’s first annual Winter Farmers Market joins forces with Theodore Roosevelt High School’s 11th annual Craft Show at the high school located at 1400 N. Mantua St. (Rt. 43) in Kent. The market runs from 9am – noon in the auditorium atrium on the Rt. 43 side of the building, with […]

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Haymaker to transition to new management

March 2, 2011

This past week the farmers’ market board of directors met to set a strategy for transitioning the market management from volunteer to a paid position. Market volunteer manager and founder Fritz Seefeldt is stepping down and applications will be accepted for the position. meeting minutes 2/26/2011 PRESS RELEASE: FARMERS’ MARKET CHANGES MANAGEMENT After 18 years […]

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2010 Holiday Markets

December 13, 2010

We had a great customer turnout this past Saturday seeing many familiar friends and quite a few new faces as well! Our 36 vendors enjoyed a steady stream of happy market goers for the 5 hours that we were open for our winter reprise of the Haymaker Farmers’ Market.  We heard the music of Halim […]

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Haymaker Market Blossoms ~ New Program for Children

August 26, 2010

This Saturday, August 28, we’re launching our new program for children — Haymaker Market Blossoms — offering activities for kids from 10am – 12pm during five markets this season. This week’s activity is hosted by Sustainability for Educators and the Environment (SEE), a local non-profit that is helping area K-12 students achieve their zero waste […]

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Haymaker awarded Ohio Arts Council Arts Access grant

July 27, 2010

Haymaker Farmers’ Market Franklin Ave. Kent, Ohio The Ohio Arts Council has awarded its Arts Access grant to the Haymaker Farmers’ Market in Kent Ohio. The grant will help to fund the Market Mural Project to be completed over the next several months at the market site on Franklin Avenue. The Ohio Department of Transportation […]

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Market in full swing!

June 28, 2010

This last week brought us the season’s first red tomatoes from Bernie Chaykowski of Mantua Ohio. Bernie  also brought along a wide variety of early season crops along with quite a few green tomatoes too.  He said that there is a growing (pardon the pun) market for the green ones as people learn the joys of […]

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Market Opens 2010 Season

May 18, 2010

The Kent Haymaker Farmers’ Market will begin its 2010 season Saturday May 29th with hours 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. This year marks the 18th year for the downtown market and promises to be even larger than last year’s record-breaking season.  Over 40 vendors will be on hand providing a diverse offering of locally grown […]

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2010 Music @ the Market Schedule

April 12, 2010

Music @ the Market will reprise with a full lineup of homegrown music performances. Sponsored in part through a Celebrate Kent! grant, the market will be hosting 23 performances during the 2010 music series. Local musicians perform each and every Saturday, 10 am until 12 noon,free of charge to the public. May 29 May Andrews- […]

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Opening Day- Saturday May 29th >>>Memorial Day Weekend!<<<

April 3, 2010

Friends, We hope to see everyone for Haymaker Farmers’ Market opening day. This will be our 18th year and it promises to be better than ever with exciting projects and events planned all season. Stay tuned! Fritz.

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2010 Spring Meeting Minutes-

March 29, 2010

Friends, HFM annual spring meeting took place Saturday March 27th at Kent Free Library. The board of directors passed along decisions which were then formally voted on by the general membership. A new board of directors was elected and opening date and fee structure were approved.  For more information click on the link for a […]

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