Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown Speaks Out on “Produce Perks” offered at Cuyahoga County Farmers’ Markets
Improving Fresh Food Access: Incentives through "Produce Perks" offered at Cuyahoga County Farmers' Markets
Members of the North Royalton Homesteaders 4-H Club learn the value of service others through a partnership with My Very Own Blanket and the Cuyahoga County Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). Members of this 4-H Club make blankets that are then given to DCFS to be used to help children feel welcome and comforted as they transition to foster care.
Cleveland’s Community Gardening Program, Summer Sprout, is accepting applications for NEW gardens for the 2015 growing season. Summer Sprout provides eligible garden groups with technical assistance, soil testing, soil amendments, seeds, starter plants, tiling services, and educational opportunities. The program, a partnership between the City of Cleveland and OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County, has been around since 1976 and currently supports 190 gardens in the City.
The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition (FPC) is happy to offer another year of the Produce Perks program in Cuyahoga County! “Double Value Produce Perks” is an initiative developed by FPC in partnership with several Greater Cleveland philanthropic partners and Wholesome Wave, a national nonprofit focusing on access and affordability of healthy, local foods in underserved communities.