Economic Development

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.
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Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

Cleveland Culinary Launch and Kitchen's Annual Kitchen Showcase

September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Cleveland Culinary Launch and Kitchen
2800 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

Join Cleveland Culinary Launch and Kitchen for an evening of food, music, and fun as they celebrate a successful first year of supporting food entrepreneurs in Greater Cleveland! Sample food from member companies and graduates of their Food Business Incubator Program.

FOOD by CCLK | DRINK by Market Garden Brewery | MUSIC by Son Gitano The New Latin Swing in Cleveland

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Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing

Design a Local Food B2B Matchmaking Initiative at the Sustainabale Cleveland 2019 Summit

September 17, 2014 - 8:00am - September 18, 2014 - 5:00pm
Cleveland Public Auditorium

On September 17th and 18th, Mayor Frank G.... Read more »

Sustainable Foods Business Cluster Roadmap - Final Report

The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Ohio State University Extension, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition have developed a sustainable food cluster roadmap for Cuyahoga County, with a core objective to increase regional jobs, revenue, and sustainability by supporting local food and beverage businesses. ... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing

Strapped for time to read a full-length report on the program? We've got some summarized impacts from 2013 in this Snapshot. 

Cleveland Corner Store Project Final Report

The Cleveland Corner Store Project was an initiative of the Case Western Reserve University Center for Health Promotion (now known as the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods) in partnership with the Cleveland Department of Public Health's Steps to a Healthier Cleveland initiative. The 2009 sreport offers a summary of the partnerships, store profiles, challenges and successes of this pilot program.
Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the Terrence M. Ryan Agriculture Education Center at Stanard Farm

June 14, 2013 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Stanard Farm
5320 Stanard Ave. United States
Cleveland, OH 44103

Please join us for the ... 

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FPC Quarterly Forum: City Kitchens: Dreaming up, building out and sharing the spaces that grow our local food entrepreneurs

May 21, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Great Lakes Brewery Tasting Room
2516 Market Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113

Are you a current or aspiring "community kitchen crusader?"

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2013 Real Food, Real Local Conference

May 15, 2013 - 9:00am - May 17, 2013 - 3:00pm
Eclipse Town Company Store
11309 Jackson Drive
The Plains, OH 45780

Are you passionate about local foods? Whether you are a farmer, processor, involved with farmers or retail markets, a food entrepreneur, advocate or consumer, our May conference will whet your appetite with fresh ideas, proven approaches, great connections, and plenty of interaction and fun.

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2012 Produce Perks transit posters

Over the course of Summer and Fall of 2012, FPC contracted 40 RTA buses on Cleveland east and west side routes to display posters directing customers to the nearest Produce Perks farmers' markets.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition