Special Events

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Sustainability Summit

October 3, 2013 - 9:00am - October 4, 2013 - 5:00pm
Cleveland Public Auditorium
500 Lakeside Ave E.
Cleveland, OH 44114

Join diverse members of the Cleveland community as the Summit works to take stock of past sustainability achievements, and actively shape and develope Cleveland's sustainable future. Keynote speakers include John Montgomery (author of Great from the Start), and Chuck Kutscher (from the National Renewable Energy Lab). 


Film Screening - Network Theory

September 21, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Capitol Theater
1390 W 65th St.
Cleveland 44106

"Filmed in Appalachian Ohio, a region all-too-familiar with the boom and bust cycles of an extractive economy, Network Theory features six agrarian entrepreneurs who weave open, collaborative networks to create a community-based food economy.... Read more »

Film Screening - Polycultures: Food Where We Live

September 14, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Capitol Theater
1390 W 65th St.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Celebrate Cleveland's Local Food Movement with a Gordon Square Farmers' Market Sponsored movie screening at Capitol Theater. PolyCultures: Food Where We Live weaves together the stories that make Northeast Ohio's unique food culture. The film captures the homegrown talent of local film-makers Mika Johnson, Tom Kondilas, and Brad Masi.... Read more »

Forum On Regional Planning For Local Food Systems

June 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
1299 Superior Avenue 3rd Floor Meeting Room
Cleveland, OH 44114

Featured Speaker:

Brian Williams, Agriculture Specialist, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment

Growing Success From the Ground Up

April 18, 2015 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
Cleveland Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center
8611 Hough Avenue
Cleveland 44106

This workshop will provide a better understanding of the resources available for urban farmers.  Learn about soil health, seasonal high tunnels, drip irrigation and available funding from the experts.  Tips on using social media to promote your farm and farm product will also be presented.

Networking with Farmers & Gardeners

March 21, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Shaker Heights Public Library
16500 Van Aken Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

Networking with Farmers & Gardeners

Food will be served.

Topics will include:


  • How to start a garden
  • Cottage Food Law
  • Farmers' Market Registration
  • Water permits registration


Local Food Mondays (Registration Required)

March 2, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Great Lakes Brewing Company's Tasting Room
2701 Carroll Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44107

Monthly Local Food networking and capacity building events similar to the highly successful events conducted by Entrepreneurs 4 Sustainability, will begin Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. at the Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Tasting Room located at 2701 Carroll Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44107.
... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

Panel Discussion and Meeting with The Food Trust

December 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University
11000 Cedar Avenue BioEnterprise Building, Ground Floor Conference Room
Cleveland , OH 44106

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition in partnership with the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods will be hosting a team from The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit, this week in Cleveland.  The Food Trust has led work in Pennsylvania and nationally in support of healthy food financing and healthy food retail, including corner and convenience stores.  You can read more about their work here: ... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

The 2nd Annual Environment and Society Forum

October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hayden Auditorium
11715 Garfield Road
Hiram, OH 44234

Come listen to Majora Carter, an Urban Revitilization Strategist and Social-Enterprise Pioneer, discuss "Home(town) Security: Building Sustainable Communities Through Local Economic and Environmental Efforts." The event is free and open to the public!

PRCHN Seminar Series - Social Network Analysis: Building Community Health and Relational Well-Being

September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods
BioEnterprise Building: Ground Floor Conference Room 11000 Cedar Avenue
Cleveland, OH

In the age of Facebook and Twitter, there is no question that social connections matter, but how? Dr. Kimberly Bess will explore the ways in which social network analysis, as a paradigm and a method, can be used to better understand the relational aspects of individual and community health and well-being. Dr.... Read more »