Almost a decade on from Northeast Ohio’s food study, the one that made waves because it contained a BHAG (big hairy audacious goal) to shift 25% of the food we eat to local, one of the needs identified—to concentrate the many, small, regional farmers, urban gardeners and flea and farmer’s market purveyors as an entity—is finally being met. Food hubs could...
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A lack of control over land use may ultimately affect everything from the cost to the availability of local food in Ohio where 90% of the state’s $40 billion farm revenue comes from exporting food. It could explain why Central Ohio’s transportation and planning agency, MORPC, is addressing land use as a food security issue.
Molly and Pat Murray are extending a family tradition rooted in Cleveland’s Stockyards neighborhood.
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...
At Cleveland’s 5th annual sustainability summit—the halfway point to the 50th anniversary of the last fire on the Cuyahoga River—the theme of the year is advanced and renewable energy. How did that translate into action in 2013?
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