Local Foods in the Community

Local food is the production, process, distribution and consumption of food with-in a specific region, usually 100 miles from farm to fork. Local food can help to build community cohesion and vibrancy by boosting local food-based business and building the relationships between producers and consumer. Share your success story here!

  • Join or start a school or community garden. The Summer Sprout program supports community gardens in Cleveland with plants, water access and other garden resources. Call 216-429-8200 ext 246 for more information.
  • Attend Potluck in the Park, the annual citywide lo-cal foods potluck hosted by the Vital Neighborhoods working group.
  • Read and share the Community Food Guide.
  • Join the Slow Money Working group to learn more about investing in farm, food and fertility. Please contact Cathi Lehn for more information at clehn@city.cleveland.oh.us.

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