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Ohio City Fresh Food Collaborative

AN URBAN FOOD SYSTEM

The Ohio City Fresh Food Collaborative is an initiative designed to solidify Ohio City as the hub of Cleveland’s complete regional food system. The projects of the Collaborative will help to grow Cleveland’s local food economy and provide access to healthy food for Cleveland’s underserved communities by developing a cluster of urban farm plots that support entrepreneurs and workforce development, a hub for food production businesses, increased opportunities for value-added products and educating the community about a complete food system inherent in the historic West Side Market and catalyzing the Ohio City Market District. The Collaborative is composed of several initiatives including the Ohio City Farm, Ohio City Farm Stand, Community Food Incubator, increased local food integration at West Side Market and an educational curriculum that tells the story of Ohio City and regional traditions in agricultural from growing food, to creating artisan products, to selling the food and products to the public.

THE PROJECTS

  • OHIO CITY FARM 6 acre incubator farm on publicly owned land overlooking Downtown Cleveland.
  • OHIO CITY FARM STAND On-site sales of produce grown on the Ohio City Farm, open every Friday and Saturday from 9am-3pm, June through November.
  • COMMUNITY KITCHEN INCUBATOR Development of shared food processing facility rentable by the hour, 24/7, for farmers, food entrepreneurs, emergency food relief organizations, and community members.

Fresh Food Collaborative initiatives are generously supported by:

Private investment from each farm tenant:

Volunteer opportunities available upon request.
For more information or to generously donate contact Ohio City Incorporated at

2525 Market Avenue, Suite A
Cleveland, OH 44113

TEL 216.781.3222 x108
EMAIL adempsey@ohiocity.org OR info@ohiocityfarm.com

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