Coit Road Farmers Market Taste of Autumn benefit Sept. 9

Shoppers at the Coit Road Market.

The annual Coit Road Farmers Market's "Taste of Autumn Benefit" will be held on Monday, Sept. 9,  6–9 p.m. at The Beachland Ballroom. The event, hosted by Fred Griffith of "Good Morning Cleveland," features live music by Albert Dennis & Friends and a harvest buffet from local farmers, prepared by the region’s finest chefs.   

Among the featured chefs are Doug Katz of fire, Katz Diner and The Katz Club, and Provenance; Brian Doyle of The Beachland Ballroom; Eric Wells, a personal chef; Ryan Cipriani of Angela-Mia Pizza; Robin Blair, a personal chef; and Phil Orea of Paragon Wine, Martinis & Plates.

Tickets are $35 per person, and are available at the Coit Road Farmers Market or online at

The Coit Road Market was founded in 1932 and celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. The market is open on Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from April to November, and is open on Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., year round. The market is at 15000 Wordworth Road (corner of Coit and Woodworth roads), East Cleveland.

The market's mission is to provide access to affordable, locally sourced, farm-fresh products to the residents of Greater Cleveland. Proceeds from the benefit support operation of the market during the winter months. The event will include information about the market, community gardens and local farmers.

The Beachland Ballroom is located at 15711 Waterloo Road in Cleveland.

Kim Sergio Inglis

Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.

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Volume 6, Issue 10, Posted 9:15 AM, 09.03.2013