Research & Analysis

We need to understand the area’s food system before we seek to change any aspect of it.  To do this, we’ve engaged some of the top research institutions in our work.  When we perceive the need for additional information we initiate our own research projects. Below is a list of some of the research the Coalition has helped complete.

Related to Food Access

  • Understanding challenges and opportunities of the Produce Prescription (PRx) program from the perspectives of health care providers
  • Cuyahoga County Food Insecurity Analysis
  • Community Conversations 1.0
  • Community Conversations 2.0
  • Ohio Neighborhood Harvest
  • Food Assistance policy brief
  • Farmers’ Market Policy & Procedure Guide

Related to Food Production

  • Northeast Ohio Local Food Assessment & Plan
  • Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School urban agriculture report
  • A Study of Successful Farmer’s Markets in Urban, Low-Income Communities
  • Urban ag-focused vacant land inventory in Cuyahoga County
  • Food Waste Audit at the West Side Market