Recent Events

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

Developing, Implementing & Sustaining Healthy Food Incentive Programs at Farmers’ Markets

January 29, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
On Thursday, 1/29, Iowa State Extension is putting on a very relevant webinar: Developing, Implementing & Sustaining Healthy Food Incentive Programs at Farmers' Markets
Thursday, January 29, 2015                 &

Panel Discussion and Meeting with The Food Trust

December 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 10:30am
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 2nd Annual Environment and Society Forum

October 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Hayden Auditorium
11715 Garfield Road
Hiram, OH 44234

Come listen to Majora Carter, an Urban Revitilization Strategist and Social-Enterprise Pioneer, discuss "Home(town) Security: Building Sustainable Communities Through Local Economic and Environmental Efforts." The event is free and open to the public!

FRESHTOBERFEST - Cleveland's Youth Garden Battle

September 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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 »