Presentation of the NEO Local Food Assessment & Plan (Part 2 of 2)

November 16, 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The City Club
850 Euclid Ave. The City Club Building, 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114

Michael Shuman: Revitalizing the NEO Economy through Local Food

Despite deep agricultural roots and a budding local food movement, Northeast Ohio produces only about 1% of the food it consumes. Michael Shuman, Research and Policy Director for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), has led a 2010 study that projects moving 25% of the way toward localizing the region’s food system will create over 25,000 jobs – with myriad benefits to public health and the environment as well.

Mr. Shuman will present the findings of the Northeast Ohio Local Food Assessment and Plan, along with key recommendations for new regional programs, investments, and public policies.

A Stanford-educated attorney and economist, Mr. Shuman most recently authored The
Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition

Tickets: $15 - Members; $25- Non-members
$350- Corporate table of ten $250 - Nonprofit table of ten

All prices include lunch. Reservations and cancellations are required at least 24 hours in advance of the event.

For more information or to make a reservation, please call 216.621.0082 or visit


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