Health and Equity

Ensuring access to healthy, local food for all residents of Cuyahoga County.

Community Engagement and Collaboration

Creating forums to bring together diverse stakeholders of the food system – from producers to consumers and all those in between.

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Economic Development and Entrepreneurship

Removing barriers to new market opportunities for local food businesses including urban farms, farmers’ markets and food trucks.

photo by Sean Norris
Research-Based Decision Making

Assessing the local and regional food environment to guide policies and programs.


posted Jun 10, 2014 by Erika Meschkat
posted by Erika Meschkat written by Nicole Wright, OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County Last month, the...
posted Jun 6, 2014 by Erika Meschkat
Thanks to Debbi Snook of the Cleveland Plain Dealer for keeping our inventory of farmers' markets...
posted Jun 3, 2014 by Erika Meschkat
In our last newsletter we highlighted the new markets participating in Produce Perks in 2014. Since...
posted Jun 3, 2014 by Erika Meschkat
FPC wrapped up the last of May in school! In partnership with CMSD Nutrition Services, FPC ...
posted Apr 28, 2014 by Erika Meschkat
As we have provided updates on the passage of the 2014 "farm bill" in previous newsletters, we...

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When the Broadway Farmers Market in Slavic Village piloted a new program to offer a... <see article>
  The Beachwood Planning and Zoning Commission referred to City Council two ordinances dealing... <see article>
In April 2011, Cleveland City Council passed a law to ban restaurants from using cooking oils... <see article>
Dr. Parwinder Grewal, faculty member at The Ohio State University and based at Ohio Agricultural... <see article>

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Produce Perks EBT Incentive

Double Value Produce Perks -- an EBT incentive for farmers' market customers shopping with their Ohio Direction Card. Learn more.

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