Sustainable Agriculture

2013 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour & Workshop Series

May 16, 2013 - 11:58am - November 9, 2013 - 11:58am

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts, and Ohio State University Sustainable Agriculture Team 2013 schedule of Ohio Sustainable Farm Tours and Workshop Series can be found here: http://www.oeffa.org/pdfs/farmtour2013.pdf

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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

Highlights of the Mow Goats Pilot Project in Cleveland

“Mow Goats” is a pilot project sponsored by the Stockyard, Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Centre Community Development Office to identify a new environmentally sustainable and community-building alternative to city mowing using a herd of goats.  This summary includes highlights from the pilot project that was implemented in June 2012 on several lots in Cleveland's Stockyards neighborhood.

Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning