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: 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: 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

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
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.7 MB)
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
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (187.79 KB)
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
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (28.43 KB)
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: 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
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (4.8 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)