FPC Community Food Guide Updated for 2015 Season

The popular FPC Community Food Guide has been updated with new farmers' market and CSA information for the 2015 season! The guide is free to download and print but official hard copies are coming soon to local farmers' markets and community centers - be on the lookout! The updated version can be downloaded here.

2015 Double Value Produce Perks Press Release


Improving Fresh Food Access: Incentives through “Produce Perks” offered at Cuyahoga County Farmers’ Markets

CLEVELAND, OHIO – May 18, 2015Seventeen farmers’ markets, two farm stands and one mobile market throughout Cuyahoga County are participating in a program that offers incentive dollars to customers utilizing the Ohio Direction Card, according to Ohio State University Extension in Cuyahoga County.... Read more »

Focus Group - We Need Your Opinion!

The Prevention Research for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University is hosting two focus groups at the OSU Extension office in Cuyahoga County for SNAP and SNAP-Ed participants (past or present) to share thoughts and experiences on healthy eating programs and initiatives in Cleveland communities.  Please see the flyer here for more information about dates and times and share the information with anyone who may want to participate!... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Ohio State University Extension—Cuyahoga County Receives $152,571 through USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program as part of Wholesome Wave’s $3.77 Million Grant

(Cleveland, Ohio) Today, Ohio State University Extension—Cuyahoga County, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition, and Countryside Conservancy celebrate USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement of $31.5 million granted through the Food Insecurity Nutrition Program (FINI).... Read more »

Summer Internship Opportunities at the PRCHN

This summer the PRCHN is excited to announce two tracks available for interns! First, we have a wide range of opportunities available to undergrads and grad students looking for internships to gain experience in public health research areas such as: field data collection, survey administration, interviewing techniques and public health database development.

FPC & OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County Are Hiring!

With Morgan's recent departure we are looking for a new staff person for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition.  This person will serve as the Cuyahoga County Extension Educator in Community Development.  All details about the position and how to apply can be found below and in this position summary.  Note: You must apply online through OSU at Read more »

Produce Perks 2015 Application Now Available

The Produce Perks 2015 Application is now available! If you would like to participate in the program this season, please complete the application and submit it by Friday, March 20, 2015 at 4:30pm.  The application can be found here:


Applications can be sent via email, US Mail, fax, or delivered in person to:

OSU Extension-Cuyahoga County... Read more »

Food Security Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant Program

Last month, FPC decided to apply for a new funding opportunity with our national partner, Wholesome Wave, and numerous state partners in Ohio: the FINI (Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive) grant, offered by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Growhio Moving Forward With Local Food Aggregator Pilot Program

Anyone who is familiar with the local food movement in northeast Ohio has probably heard mention of a group called Growhio at least a few times. For those unfamiliar with Growhio, the organization developed out of the City of Cleveland’s Sustainable Cleveland 2019 summit in 2009 with the goal of serving as a meta-brand for local food in northeast Ohio and uniting isolated partners within the local food movement.... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing

FPC Releases Community Food Guide

The newly released FPC Community Food Guide provides local residents and families with a comprehensive overview of healthy and local food in Cuyahoga County, including useful tips for buying and eating healthy and local food on a budget, fun activities for families and communities that will excite kids to try new fruits and vegetables, and a guide to buying seasonal Ohio fruits and vegetables.... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition
Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing