Here are a few common resources for starting a market garden in Cuyahoga County.
• The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition website is a great resource for learning about current policy and legislation affecting market gardens.
• The Gardening for Greenbacks is a grant program of the City of Cleveland that provides grants for equipment related to growing and selling produce.
• The Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy is another local organization that offers workshops to local farmers. Please consult the workshop schedule available on their website.
• The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides a cost-share for the purchase of high tunnels. This program is for commercial producers.