FPC Resources

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Type: Policy Summary
Topics: Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Apr 17, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (284.22 KB)
Type: Application

Cleveland has a strong and diverse culinary tradition. In order to expand on this tradition, as well as encourage small business growth and sustainable business practices, activate public spaces...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Retail, Food System Infrastructure, Food Trucks, Local Purchasing, Mobile Markets, Policy, Zoning
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (453.87 KB)
Type: Report

2009 study conducted by a consulting team known as "Empowered Growing Spaces" and based at Case Weatern Reserve University's Weatherhead...

Topics: Assessments, City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Food Security, Food System Infrastructure, Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (179.22 KB)
Type: Legislation

This document describes an ordinance that was passed in early 2010 that causes the City of Cleveland to offer a bid incentive to local producers, local-food purchasers, and sustainable businesses...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food System Infrastructure, Healthy Eating, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Policy, Rural-urban Interface
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.17 MB)
Type: Legislation

This document describes an ordinance that was passed in early 2010 that causes the City of Cleveland to offer a bid incentive to local producers, local-food purchasers, and sustainable businesses...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Policy, Rural-urban Interface, Sustainable Agriculture
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (85.67 KB)