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Type: Report

The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, Ohio State University Extension, and the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition have developed a sustainable food cluster roadmap...

Topics: Assessments, City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Food Assistance Programs, Food Distribution, Food Processing, Food Production, Food Retail, Food System Infrastructure, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Sustainable Cleveland 2019, Transportation
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Aug 25, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1010.74 KB)
Type: Report

The City of Cleveland Mayor's Office of Sustainability, Ohio State University Extension, and Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition have developed a sustainable foods business cluster...

Topics: Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Aug 25, 2014 Download PDF application/pdf icon (22.75 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

An updated version of our Local Purchasing working group's Local Food Guide.

Topics: Community Gardens, Community Supported Agriculture (csa), Farmers' Markets, Food Assistance Programs, Healthy Eating, Local Purchasing
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Feb 6, 2013 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.1 MB)

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.23 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.2 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.2 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.37 MB)
Type: Guide / How-To

The Local Food Celebration Committtee of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 created a series of toolkits to help communities in Greater Cleveland support and celebrate the Year of Local Food.

Topics: Farm-to-school (f2s), Local Purchasing, Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more Jun 28, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (5.41 MB)
Type: Report

Many local food systems advocates focus on increasing the number of farmers selling their products directly to consumers, but this type of direct marketing is only one strategy for increasing the...

Topics: Assessments, Cooperatives, Cuyahoga County, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Institutional Purchasing, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Rural-urban Interface, Sustainable Agriculture
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (2.12 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)