Public Health

Healthy Cleveland Resolution No. 257-11

The Healthy Cleveland Resolution was introduced to Cleveland City Council on February 28, 2011.  The resolution is an initiative led by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland City Council, and the four major hospital systems in the region - Metro Health Hospital, Saint Vincent's Charity Hospital, University Hospitals, and Cleveland Clinic.  The Healthy Cleveland Resolution proposes a comprehensive agenda for improving access to healthy food in Cleveland's neighborhoods, increasing physical activity, addressing smoking cessation, and providing comprehensive support for residents... Read more »

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Health & Nutrition

2010 Local Food Guide - Cuyahoga County

The Health and Nutrition Working Group of the FPC developed the 2010 Local Food Guide for Cuyahoga County.  The 2010 Local Food Guide contains information on nutrition, food preservation, eating seasonally, and urban agriculture and locations of farmers' markets and urban farms throughout the county.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition
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Local Purchasing

CCCFPC Presentation Health and Human Services Committee of Cleveland City Council 2010-03-29

Here's a slideshow that was presented to the Health and Human Services Committee of the Cleveland City Council on March 29, 2010.  It outlines the structure of the Coalition as well as the need for policy changes that can address food access issues faced throughout the city and county.  Also, it contains an outline of the Northeast Ohio Local Food Assessment and Plan that was just getting underway at that time, as well as some other initiatives related t... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment

Cleveland Corner Store FAQ

The Cleveland Corner Store Project was a successful program aimed at increasing the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in small convenience stores in underserved Cleveland neighborhoods as a way of addressing food insecurity.  The research was conducted through the Center for Health Promotion Research and was led by founder and former co-convener of the Coalition, Matt Russell.  See also the large poster and final report.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Cleveland Corner Store Poster

The Cleveland Corner Store Project was a successful program aimed at increasing the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in small convenience stores in underserved Cleveland neighborhoods as a way of addressing food insecurity.  The research was conducted through the Center for Health Promotion Research and was led by founder and former co-convener of the Coalition, Matt Russell.  This large poster describes the findings of the research on "Improving Urban Food Environments through Community-Based Public Health Interventions."  See also the FAQ and final report.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Policy Brief - EBT, WIC, and Senior Coupons: Underutilized at Local Farmer’s Markets

Ohio State University-Extension policy brief prepared by Stephanie Lung in early 2010 on the current use of EBT, WIC, and senior coupons at farmers markets in Cuyahoga County.  Includes identification of barriers to use as well as recommendations for increasing use.

Working Group(s): 
Health & Nutrition

Cuyahoga County Food Insecurity Analysis

Slideshow that presents key findings of a community food security assessment conducted in 2008 by the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission.

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment