Market Gardens

Village Family Farms Farmers' Market is Looking for Volunteers

Village Family Farms is looking for volunteers to help out with the farmers' market on Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.  Responsibilities may include:

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Race, Food and Justice Conference

April 25, 2013 - 6:00pm - April 27, 2013 - 4:00pm
Varies on each conference day

This event is collaboration between Environmental Health Watch, Growing Power, Rid-All Green Partnership and Case Western Reserve University's Social Justice Institute. The two - day conference will be held at Case Western Reserve University, April 25th-26th,2013.... Read more »

City of Cleveland - Urban Agriculture Overlay District DRAFT

The Urban Agriculture Overlay District was introduced to Cleveland City Council as a measure that would allow for more intensive uses of urban agriculture in certain areas designated by the city.  The legislation is currrently pending before Cleveland City Council.

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

City of Cleveland - Agriculture in Residential Districts

The City of Cleveland adopted amendments to the zoning regulations for residential districts that permit farm stands, different design guidelines for fencing, and allow agriculture as a principal use on vacant lots. 

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

Urban Ag Mini Tours:East and West side (bike, walk, drive or bus!)

August 25, 2012 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Variable between both tour days

Join Ohio State University Extension's urban agriculture team, community and market gardeners, farmer's markets and many others in two tours of Cleveland's harvestable land. August 25th from 10am-2pm is the first tour date of locations on the Westside and includes:

-Lakeview Terrace

-Kentucky Garden

-Orchard on Franklin

-Eco Village Market Garden

-Gordon Square Farmers’ Market

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FPC Shares Recommendations on Urban Soils with Congresswoman Fudge for 2012 Farm Bill

Members of the FPC shared recommendations with Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, member of the House Agriculture Committee and her staff at a Farm Bill 2012 Roundtable on May 23rd in Geauga County.   Ideas about how to support urban agriculture through healthy soils and farmers' markets were presented.  Here are the recommendations for creating healthy soils for urban agriculture and the role USDA and the Farm Bill can play in supporting these efforts. We'll share the farmers market recommendations in a future post.... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning