FPC Resources

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Type: Communications / Promotional

Over the course of Summer and Fall of 2012, FPC contracted 40 RTA buses on Cleveland east and west side routes to display posters directing customers to the nearest Produce Perks farmers' markets...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Food Security, Public Health, Transportation
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Apr 30, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.09 MB)
Type: Report

The Produce Perks Market Report provides a full scope of the program from May 2012 (2012 program launch) to May 2013. Several markets continue to participate in the program throughout the winter...

Topics: Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Healthy Eating, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Jun 7, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.02 MB)
Type: Legislation

The City of Cleveland adopted legislation that created a new zoning district specifically for urban agriculture and related uses.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (118.43 KB)
Type: Legislation

The Urban Agriculture Overlay District was introduced to Cleveland City Council as a measure that would allow for more intensive uses of urban agriculture in certain areas designated by the city...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Farmers' Markets, Food Processing, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Local Food Incubators, Market Gardens, Policy, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (34.9 KB)
Type: Legislation

The City of Cleveland adopted regulations that permit the keeping of farm animals and bees in all zoning districts throughout the city.  This legislation describes the permitting regulations...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Food Production, Policy, Small Livestock, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (111.15 KB)
Type: Legislation

City of Cleveland adopted legislation that permits the keeping of chickens, bees, and other livestock in all zoning districts within city limits.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Food Production, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (156 KB)
Type: Legislation

The City of Cleveland adopted amendments to the zoning regulations for residential districts that permit farm stands, different design guidelines for fencing, and allow agriculture as a principal...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Farm Stands, Food Production, Food Security, Land Banks, Land Use & Planning, Market Gardens, Policy, Small Livestock, Sustainable Agriculture, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (32.92 KB)
Type: Legislation

The City of Cleveland adopted legislation in 2011 that allowed mobile food trucks to operate within city limits.

Topics: City of Cleveland, Economic Development, Food Access, Food Distribution, Food Processing, Food Retail, Food Trucks, Local Food Incubators, Local Purchasing, Policy, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Feb 12, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (272.07 KB)
Type: Presentation

NEWtrition in Our Schools forum opening presentation by Teleange Thomas, Program Officer of Health, The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland.

Topics: Farm-to-school (f2s), Healthy Eating, Hunger Prevention, Institutional Purchasing, Policy, Public Health, School Nutrition
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Feb 5, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.11 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University has developed an assesment tool for food retailers that identifies the...

Topics: Assessments, Food Access, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Public Health
Read more Feb 5, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (125.62 KB)