Recent Events

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

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