Public Health

2012 Produce Perks Market Report

The Produce Perks Market Report provides a full scope of the program from May 2012 (2012 program launch) to May 2013. Several markets continue to participate in the program throughout the winter and distribute Produce Perks up until the end of April 2013. FPC looks forward to starting a new round of the Produce Perks program in the 2013 season starting, once again, in May.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Water First for Thirst Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides great information on the health benefits of choosing water over sugar-sweetened beverages and presents useful statistics about water consumption in our country.  

If you support water as the first choice for satisfying your thirst, please consider taking the Water First for Thirst pledge.  A link to the pledge is available at the bottom of the fact sheet.  

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

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

Panel Discussion and Meeting with The Food Trust

December 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: 
Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods at Case Western Reserve University
11000 Cedar Avenue BioEnterprise Building, Ground Floor Conference Room
Cleveland , OH 44106

The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition in partnership with the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods will be hosting a team from The Food Trust, a Philadelphia-based non-profit, this week in Cleveland.  The Food Trust has led work in Pennsylvania and nationally in support of healthy food financing and healthy food retail, including corner and convenience stores.  You can read more about their work here: ... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

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

FRESHTOBERFEST - Cleveland's Youth Garden Battle

September 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
Dunham Tavern Museum
6709 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH

Childhood Nutrition in collaboration with Dunham Tavern Museum present: FRESHTOBERFEST - Cleveland's Youth Garden Battle.  Come taste the freshest food grown by Cleveland's youth.  Local chefs will be paired with youth garden participants for a tasting competition and fresh food celebration.  Music and performanaces by Dee Jay Doc and the Fresh Camp.  Free admission | Donations accepted... Read more »

Healthy Cleveland Resolution

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 Healthy Cleveland Resolution passed by Cleveland City Council in 2011 outlines the framework for tackling the root causes of the health disparities which exist between urban and suburban communities and is built upon the pro-active engagement of Cleveland’s four healthcare systems: Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals.... Read more »

Cleveland Corner Store Project Final Report

The Cleveland Corner Store Project was an initiative of the Case Western Reserve University Center for Health Promotion (now known as the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods) in partnership with the Cleveland Department of Public Health's Steps to a Healthier Cleveland initiative. The 2009 sreport offers a summary of the partnerships, store profiles, challenges and successes of this pilot program.
Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition