FPC Resources

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Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Farm-to-school (f2s), Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.41 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To, Report

 “Urban Agriculture, Composting and Zoning: A zoning code model for promoting composting and organic waste diversion through sustainable urban agriculture” is a...

Topics: Community Gardens, Composting, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Policy, Public Health, Urban Agriculture, Zoning
Read more Jun 14, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.75 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

Listing of all known farmers' markets and farm stands in Cuyahoga County. This listing includes information on days and hours of operation, location, which RTA routes serve each market, and which...

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Farmers' Markets, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail
Read more Jun 14, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (200.27 KB)
Type: Guide / How-To

Interested in learning how farmers' markets can accept Food Assistance Program benefits and the Ohio Direction Card (EBT)?  This document provides a step-by-step account of the process market...

Topics: Economic Development, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing, Mobile Markets
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (206.39 KB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Purchasing Working Group of the Food Policy Coalition has received several requests over the last few years from community groups who want to start a farmers' market in their...

Topics: Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Local Purchasing, Policy
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.25 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Health and Nutrition Working Group of the FPC developed the 2010 Local Food Guide for Cuyahoga County.  The 2010 Local Food Guide contains information on nutrition, food preservation,...

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing, Market Gardens, Public Health, Rural-urban Interface, Urban Agriculture
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.73 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Cleveland Corner Store Project was a successful program aimed at increasing the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in small convenience stores in underserved Cleveland neighborhoods...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Distribution, Food Retail, Food Security, Food System Infrastructure, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Apr 22, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (459.24 KB)