We are reading with interest the Growhio report from its 2014 local food summit. In it, the volunteer organization wants to expand access to local food in Cleveland and contends that we are already eating more local food than five years ago. Since Growhio spun off from the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative, a big local food push has come from...
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Creating an advanced energy economy here in the United States will take us all diligently working to identify and create new energy resources. This requires us to reach far beyond simply identifying and exploiting new ways of extracting existing sources of energy. Harnessing the sun, wind and water are all ways of capturing the existing and ongoing energy sources that...more
Nick Swetye can picture a day when locally grown food like kohlrabi, beans and black raspberries is on the plates of half a million more Northeast Ohioans than the few thousand who forage for it at weekly farmer's markets or community supported agriculture operations like CityFresh where Swetye is Director. I ask him, how will the region grow its local food...more
The Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Vital Neighborhoods Committee is having a contest to find Cleveland's most inspiring local food stories in 2012, the Year of Local Foods. To be eligible for the contest, your neighborhood must be within the City of Cleveland. CONTEST ENTRY: Sign Up on this website ( http://vitalneighborhoods.ning.com/ ) to create a group profile telling us how your project strengthens...more
Is it counter-intuitive that suburbanites on food stamps will want to shop at a farmer's market? Or city residents that want to feed their family nutritiously? Local food advocates believe it's possible – with targeted efforts – to expand food assistance programs at area farmer's markets that meet the rising tide of new applicants from historically middle and upper income...more
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