At our Owl Barn Market, almost all fresh produce will be grown within 50 miles of the market with much of it coming from surrounding farms including Seiberling Farms of Norton.
OWL BARN HOURS:
Opening Saturday, June 23rd!
Owl Barn Hours differ from garden center hours
SEE BELOW FOR RENTAL INFORMATION
What Can You Find in the Market?
Ohio Sweet Corn
Lemons & Limes
Sweet Vidalia Onions
Green & Red Bell Peppers
Medium Hot Block Peppers
Sweet Block Peppers
Hot Banana Peppers
Large Baker Potato
Deep River Chips
Route 11 Chips
BJ Garlic Products
Wind & Willow
Study Shows Fresh Produce is a Bargain!
Fresh produce is not only good for you, but it’s a bargain too, according to new research from Produce Marketing Association. Specifically, it costs U.S. shoppers on average only $2.18 to get the recommended nine daily servings of fruits and vegetables – 28 cents for a serving of fruit and 21 cents for a serving of vegetables. The value-conscious consumer can get that nine-serving cost down to 88 cents – positioning fresh produce as the affordable, natural “value meal.”
The PMA-commissioned study by The Perishables Group provides the produce industry with the facts and figures needed to correct consumer misperceptions about produce prices. Findings published in The Cost of the Recommended Daily Servings of Fresh Produce confirm fresh produce is a good buy year-round, while also packing a nutritional punch.
“We’re thrilled that our industry can help shoppers understand that eating healthfully can be cost-effective, even on a budget, thus driving demand for fresh produce,” said PMA President & CEO Bryan Silbermann. “This study confirms that fresh produce is a good buy year-round and debunks high-profile claims that fresh produce is expensive.”
Owl Barn Rental
Non-profits, community groups and garden clubs in our region are welcome to use our meeting space at no charge during weekdays from April 1st through June 15th, subject to availability. We will even provide a speaker for your group if requested at no charge.
Groups other than community groups, non-profits and garden clubs may rent the Owl Barn for a nominal fee, if available.
Our meeting space, the Owl Barn, is just adjacent to the main garden center store. It serves as a warm atmosphere for meetings and gatherings for groups as little as 8 to as large as 65. The barn is decorated inside with tongue and groove pine barn siding along 26’ high walls. The large windows let in an abundance of natural light. Another unique feature of the barn is its green roof. The green roof consists of multi-colored Sedums, creating a great backdrop for group photos.
The Owl Barn also serves as the entrance to the ongoing endeavor, the Wolf Creek Botanical Garden, and our prominent 70 foot waterfall. As a guest, you are welcome to stroll the gardens during your visit.
Reservation of the Owl Barn includes the use of space including the main hall, bathroom, utility sink, outside picnic tables, outside porch area, tables and chairs, along with audio/visual equipment including free WIFI, laptop, DVD player, projector and large screen and of course, plenty of parking. Your own equipment is also welcome.
Refreshments and alcoholic beverages are permitted inside for private rentals.
The Owl Barn makes a terrific spot for your next meeting as we are centrally located for your group, just minutes from the Akron area. Please review the enclosed rental agreement for the fine details. Reservations can be made up to 1 year in advance. Groups may have up to 2 reservations in place at a time.
Would you like to rent the Owl Barn for your next meeting or special event?
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