OFPN Virtual Convening – Food Policy Councils: Getting Started and Moving Forward
During this virtual convening, Anne Palmer and Karen Bassarab from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future discussed the process of organizing, managing, and sustaining a food council. To view the webinar click here. The first few slides were not captured in the recording but you can access Anne and Karen’s full powerpoint by clicking here.
OFPN’s Mapping the Vision for the Future of Ohio’s Food System 2017 Report
This report documents findings from nearly 18 months of data and information gathering to understand who we are
and what we can accomplish together, a process that began with the 2016 Ohio Food Policy Summit. The purpose of this “Map” is to describe the OFPN, the people in the network, and our shared goals to drive network activities in the future. To view the report click here.
OFPN Virtual Convening – 2018 Farm Bill
During OFPN’s January Virtual Convening, Amalie Lipstreu from The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) discussed the 2018 Farm Bill, the mechanics of the legislation, and how to engage in the Farm Bill process. To view the recording click here.
Ohio Food Policy Council Report 2009
This report was written by the Ohio Food Policy Advisory Council when it was active under the Strickland administration, in 2009.
Southeast Region Food Council Workshop in Lancaster
This powerpoint was given by organizational development expert from Athens, Leslie Schaller, at the Southeast Regional Food Council workshop in Lancaster on May 25, 2017.
Strategic Planning FPC 2017
This Strategic Planning Guide for Food Councils was developed by Amy Baskes from Columbus in conjunction with the Central region Food Council workshop in Columbus on June 6, 2017.
2017 Fact Sheet-Local Food Council Planning
OSU Extension Educator Brian Raison developed this Local Food Council Planning Guide through his experience working with community members in Miami, Clark, and Greene counties to form food councils.
Food Policy Council Report 2017
Meredith Krueger’s 2017 report on local food councils in Ohio.
2014 Local Foods Toolkit
Brian Williams wrote this report in collaboration with the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission about the importance of local food-system revitalization for economic development in 2014.
Athens Food Policy Council 2011 Report
This report authored by Nathaniel Betz and Jill Clark examines the Athens FPC as a case study about the process of forming a local food council. It was published in 2011.
Ken Meter’s 2011 Ohio Food System Analysis
Ohio’s Food Systems– Farms at the Heart of it All. A fascinating statewide food system assessment, authored by Ken Meter in 2011.
Local Food Trading Cards by Lucas County Artist
An artist in Lucas County partnered with the Northwest Ohio Food Council to create these trading cards illustrating meals featuring food local to Ohio. The council organizers were happy to share with any local groups who might want to use them in their communities.
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