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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)
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

Dr. Shoshanah Inwood from The Ohio State University Center for Farmland Policy Innovation's presentation to the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition's community forum on July 20, 2011...

Topics: Assessments, Cooperatives, Economic Development, Food Distribution, Food System Infrastructure, Local Purchasing, Northeast Ohio, Rural-urban Interface, Transportation
Working Groups: Local Purchasing
Read more May 31, 2012 Download PDF application/pdf icon (1.34 MB)