FPC Resources

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Type: Policy Summary

The Healthy Cleveland Initiative, launched in the spring of 2011, aims to reduce health disparities in the city of Cleveland and improve quality of life for every resident in Cleveland. The...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Healthy Eating, Public Health
Read more Apr 17, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (28.43 KB)
Type: Policy Summary

City of Cleveland Summary of Urban Agriculture and Green Space land use policies including:

 

  • Chicken and Bees ordinance
  • Urban Garden District Zoning
  • ...
Topics: City of Cleveland, Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture, Vacant Land, Zoning
Working Groups: Land Use & Planning
Read more Apr 17, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (267.52 KB)
Type: Policy Summary
Topics: School Nutrition
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more Jan 30, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (290.25 KB)
Type: Policy Summary

In the second year of The EBT Incentive Program, developed by Ohio State Extension and the Health and Nutrition Work Group of the FPC with support from several foundations, 17 farmers' markets in...

Topics: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Farm Stands, Farmers' Markets, Food Access, Food Assistance Programs, Food Retail, Food Security, Healthy Eating, Hunger Prevention, Public Health
Working Groups: Health & Nutrition
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (426.01 KB)
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: 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: Policy Summary
Topics: Rural-urban Interface
Read more Apr 17, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (202.35 KB)