Farmers' Markets

The FPC 2014 Community Food Guide now in Spanish

The popular 2014 Community Food Guide has been translated into Spanish. Please spread the word and share this resource with anyone who might benefit from it, in English or in Spanish! Feel free to download it and print it from our site or be on the lookout for hard-copy guides in your community. Contact Nico Boyd at boyd [dot] 406 [at] osu [dot] edu or 216-429-8200 ext. 212 for more details.

Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing

Produce Perks 2013 Snapshot Summary

Strapped for time to read a full length report about the program? Check out this 2013 program snapshot.

The FPC Community Food Guide

The FPC Community Food Guide is a helpful tool that busts myths about healthy & local food, helps families create heatlhy meal plans & shopping lists, provides the locations of Cuyahoga County Farmers' Markets, and more. 

This invaluable resource includes many tips to help save time and money, such as simple recipes, grocery lists & meal plans as well as fun activities for families & communities and a list of seasonal Ohio fruits and vegetables.  

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition
Working Group(s): 
Local Purchasing

Vendor Payment Poster

For use at invidividual vendor stands at participating farmers' market locations. Should be printed on 8.5''x14'' paper and laminated for use with wipe off markers or clips to market forms of payment accepted.

Market managers recommend all vendors post in similar, high-visible locations on their tent (i.e., all vendors post on right side of tent flap during market hours).

Demonstrating Impact: Packaging Results of Produce Perks

Presentation by Erika Meschkat of FPC at Wholesome Wave's 2013 National Partners Convening in Washington, D.C.

Strapped for time to read a full-length report on the program? We've got some summarized impacts from 2013 in this Snapshot. 

2014 Produce Perks application

Calling all Cuyahoga County farmers' markets! Interested in participating in Produce Perks this 2014 markets season (May 01, 2014-April 20, 2015)? Please download and fill out this fillable pdf application and send it back to us at the Coalition (meschkat [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu) by Friday March 21, 2014 5pm.

Call 216-429-8200 x212 for any questions concerning the program and application process!