Recent Events

Forum On Regional Planning For Local Food Systems

June 26, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)
1299 Superior Avenue 3rd Floor Meeting Room
Cleveland, OH 44114

Featured Speaker:

Brian Williams, Agriculture Specialist, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission... Read more »

Working Group(s): 
Community Food Assessment

Growing Success From the Ground Up

April 18, 2015 - 9:30am - 1:30pm
Cleveland Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center
8611 Hough Avenue
Cleveland 44106

This workshop will provide a better understanding of the resources available for urban farmers.  Learn about soil health, seasonal high tunnels, drip irrigation and available funding from the experts.  Tips on using social media to promote your farm and farm product will also be presented.

Networking with Farmers & Gardeners

March 21, 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Shaker Heights Public Library
16500 Van Aken Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

Networking with Farmers & Gardeners

Food will be served.

Topics will include:


  • How to start a garden
  • Cottage Food Law
  • Farmers' Market Registration
  • Water permits registration


Local Food Mondays (Registration Required)

March 2, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Great Lakes Brewing Company's Tasting Room
2701 Carroll Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44107

Monthly Local Food networking and capacity building events similar to the highly successful events conducted by Entrepreneurs 4 Sustainability, will begin Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 5:30 P.M. at the Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Tasting Room located at 2701 Carroll Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44107.
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Working Group(s): 
Land Use & Planning

Youth Gardening Symposium

January 31, 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Educational Services Center
6393 Oak Tree Blvd.
Independence, OH 44131

The Ohio State University Extension Youth Gardening Symposium will present topics including:

  • Engaging Teens in Entrepreneurial Gardening Projects
  • Developing Farm-to-School Programs
  • Connecting Common Core and Agriculture
  • Much more
For more information, contact:
Jacqueline Kowalski
kowalski [dot] 124 [at] osu [dot] edu
(216) 429-8200 ext. 217