FPC Resources

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Type: Presentation

There are several different food assistance programs offered to residents in Ohio including the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) monthly vouchers, the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, the...

Topics: Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing
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Type: Presentation

Christie Welch, of The Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon, has worked with farmers' markets throughout the state to develop the infrastructure and processes to accept the Ohio...

Topics: Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing
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Type: Legislation

The Healthy Cleveland Resolution was introduced to Cleveland City Council on February 28, 2011.  The resolution is an initiative led by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland City Council,...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Farm-to-school (f2s), Food Access, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Policy, Public Health, School Nutrition, Urban Agriculture
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
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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
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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
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Type: Presentation

Brad Masi, consultant to the Northeast Ohio Local Food System Assessment and Plan, presented some of the initial findings of the assessment and the challenges and opportunties for the development...

Topics: Assessments, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food Processing, Food Production, Food Retail, Food Security, Food System Infrastructure, Northeast Ohio, Rural-urban Interface
Working Groups: Community Food Assessment
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Type: Presentation

Jessica Eikleberry, Market Manager of Local Roots Market in Wooster, presented on the development of the Local Roots consumer-producer cooperative...

Topics: Cooperatives, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food Retail, Food System Infrastructure, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
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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
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Type: Presentation

Slide presentation by Coalition convener Morgan Taggart, along with Francis Muamba and Dr. Jill Clark, at the Healthy Communities - Active Transportation conference in 2010.

Topics: Assessments, Cuyahoga County, Food Access, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Land Use & Planning, Northeast Ohio
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Type: Organizational

This document is sort of the "greatest hits" of the Coalition - a succinct explanation of the issues we're addressing and the results we've been able to create thus far through our diverse...

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