FPC Resources

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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: Legislation
Topics: Cuyahoga County, Land Use & Planning, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Jun 4, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (600.94 KB)
Type: Application

3 of 5. USDA SEASONAL HIGH TUNNEL EQUIP PROGRAM CLEVELAND.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Food Production, Food System Infrastructure, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Season Extension, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (122.3 KB)
Type: Policy Summary

 

Planning to Eat? is summary report released by the Food Systems and Healthy Communities Lab at the...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Cuyahoga County, Food Production, Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (922.5 KB)
Type: Policy Summary

This policy summary highlights the research and timeline that led the City of Cleveland to offer greater access to affordable unmetered hydrant rates to gardening and greening projects throughout...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Cuyahoga County, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (178.79 KB)
Type: Policy Summary

This policy summary presents the framework that led to Cleveland's revised ordinance on the keeping of farm animals and bees in the city.  

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Food Production, Healthy Eating, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (401.33 KB)
Type: Presentation

Slide presentation by Coalition convener Morgan Taggart, along with Dr. Dominic Vitiello from University of Pennsylvania, at the Growing Power conference in 2010.

Topics: Community Gardens, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (9.31 MB)
Type: Legislation

Here's an article about how Councilman Joe Cimperman introduced three big piece of...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Production, Food Security, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Policy, Rural-urban Interface, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Zoning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.11 MB)
Type: Presentation

Members of the Land Use & Planning Working Group presented this report at the 2009 Urban Land Ecology Conference. Using a combination of criteria developed by planners, crop scientists,...

Topics: Assessments, Community Gardens, Cuyahoga County, Food Production, Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.83 MB)
Type: Legislation

The Coalition was involved in the creation of a City of Cleveland program known as Gardening for Greenbacks, formally established in June 2008.  Grants of up to $3000 are available for...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Urban Agriculture
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (215.24 KB)