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Transportation

City of Cleveland and FPC Release Food Business Cluster Roadmap

The City of Cleveland and FPC have released the findings from the Sustainable Foods Business Cluster Roadmap - a five-year plan with a core objective to increase regional jobs, revenue and sustainability by supporting local food and beverage businesses.  The roadmap takes a closer look at the food business cluster as a 'geographic concentration  of interconnected businesses, suppliers, service providers, and associated institutions' all related in some way to the food industry.... 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

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

Healthy Cleveland Resolution: Moving from Ideas to Practice

May 11, 2012 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Cleveland City Council
601 Lakeside Avenue Cleveland City Council Chambers
Cleveland, OH

The Healthy Cleveland Resolution adopted by Cleveland City Council, Mayor Frank Jackson and the four major healthcare institutions last year outlined a broad-based public-private initiative to address health disparities in Cleveland.  The Healthy Cleveland Resolution: Moving from Ideas to Practice Summit will bring together community stakeholders from across the city and county to develop plans for policies and initiatives that will improve the health of Cleveland's residents and their neighborhoods.... Read more »

Cuyahoga County Assessment: Access to Supermarkets

Cuyahoga County Assessment: Access to Supermarkets is a summary of findings released by the County Planning Commission in December 2011 that shares the methodology and results from a recent food retail assessment in Cuyahoga County.  Using several data sources including local fieldwork and store assessments, the report shares information on low access areas within Cuyahoga County where access to fresh, healthy food needed to maintain a healthy diet may be limited.

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment

Retail Food Gaps and Opportunities in Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, OSU Extension, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition worked in partnership to develop an updated assessment of the food retail environment in Cuyahoga County.  Building off of the food retail assessment led by County Planning Commission in 2008, this presentation released in December 2011 contains several maps that demonstrate potential relationships between poverty and income, transportation access and car ownership, and food retail locations.... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment
Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Food Distribution in Ohio: The Missing Link - Dr. Shoshanah Inwood

Dr. Shoshanah Inwood from The Ohio State University Center for Farmland Policy Innovation's presentation to the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition's community forum on July 20, 2011 on the findings from their recent report, 'Scaling-up Connections between Regional Ohio Specialty Crop Producers and Local Markets: Distribution as the Missing Link'.  The full report will be available in Fall 2011.

Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing