Local Foods at Home
Local food is the production, process, distribution and consumption of food with-in a specific region, usually 100 miles from farm to fork. A focus on local food is essential for a sustainable economy in Cleveland because of its environmental benefits and because it is an economic driver. You can make a big impact by eating local foods at home. Check out the tips below and share your success story here!
- Shop at Farmers’ Markets: You’ll benefit from fresher produce while reducing your carbon foot-print. Locate a farmers market in the Community Food Guide.
- Join Community Supported Agriculture (CSA): A farmer offers shares of their produce to the public and consumers purchase a share to receive a variety of weekly produce. Find local CSAs in the Community Food Guide.
- Eat a climate friendly diet by eating local and consuming a more plant-based diet.