FPC Resources

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Type: Report

In October of 2013, a survey was administered and made available to all Food Policy Coalition members via FPC's newsletter listserve. The survey aimed to measure perceptions and opinions about FPC...

Read more Dec 27, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (215.69 KB)
Type: Report

The Produce Perks Market Report provides a full scope of the program from May 2012 (2012 program launch) to May 2013. Several markets continue to participate in the program throughout the winter...

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Healthy Eating, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Jun 7, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.02 MB)
Type: Report

An updated report by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health on the efforts of the South Euclid Lyndhurst School Districts growing farm to school program.

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Local Purchasing, School Nutrition
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Nov 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.02 MB)
Type: Report

Wholesome Wave reported results of their 2012 Produce Perks Consumer Impact Survey. The consumer survey was administered at 7 of the participating markets from August-October 2012. The actual...

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Security
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Oct 30, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (433.88 KB)
Type: Report

Two page summary of the 2012 EBT Incentive, Produce Perks.

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Security, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Oct 30, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (570.43 KB)
Type: Report

“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...

Topics: Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Jul 29, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (741.22 KB)
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: Report

Cuyahoga County Assessment: Access to Supermarkets is a summary of findings released by the County Planning Commission in December 2011...

Topics: Assessments, City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Land Use & Planning, Public Health, Transportation
Working Groups: Community Food Assessment
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (360.78 KB)
Type: Report

Clusters of local foods businesses are forming across Ohio, as residents innovate ways to provide healthier food options, and bring farmers into more direct contact with consumers. These business...

Topics: Assessments, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food Processing, Food Production, Food Retail, Food Security, Food System Infrastructure, Northeast Ohio, Sustainable Agriculture
Working Groups: Community Food Assessment
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.68 MB)
Type: Report

Many local food systems advocates focus on increasing the number of farmers selling their products directly to consumers, but this type of direct marketing is only one strategy for increasing the...

Topics: Assessments, Cooperatives, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Rural-urban Interface, Sustainable Agriculture
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.12 MB)