FPC Resources

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Type: Presentation

Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, OSU Extension, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition worked in partnership to develop an updated assessment...

Topics: Assessments, Cuyahoga County, Food Access, Food Retail, Food Security, Food System Infrastructure, Healthy Eating, Land Use & Planning, Policy, Public Health, Transportation
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.67 MB)
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: 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)
Type: Report
Topics: Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Farm-to-school (f2s), Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Policy, Rural-urban Interface, School Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.14 MB)
Type: Policy Summary

This program summary details the evolution of the FPC's EBT Incentive Program.

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Assistance Programs, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (464.39 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: 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: Presentation

Dr. Shoshanah Inwood from The Ohio State University Center for Farmland Policy Innovation's presentation to the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition's community forum on July 20, 2011...

Topics: Assessments, Cooperatives, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Rural-urban Interface, Transportation
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.34 MB)