Quantcast

EVENT: Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Year of Local Food Kick-Off

Sustainable Cleveland 2019

WHAT: Year of Local Food kick-off event

WHEN: Jan. 20, 11 a.m. -  2 p.m.

WHERE: Cleveland City Hall Rotunda, 601 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44114

The Sustainable Cleveland 2019 (SC2019) initiative kicks off the 2012 Year of Local Food with a celebration at Cleveland City Hall. This event is free, open to the public, appropriate for all ages and will give people the opportunity to engage with local vendors, businesses and farmers. There will be informational tables set up for people to learn how to access local food and a variety of healthy local foods will also be available to sample and purchase.

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 is a ten-year initiative that engages people to work together to design and develop a thriving and resilient Cleveland region that leverages its assets to build economic, social and environmental well-being for all residents.

Individuals that represent farmers' markets, community supported agriculture (CSA) collectives or organizations that connect residents to local food, can host exhibition tables at the event for free.

Please note, you must bring photo identification to enter the City Hall Rotunda.

For more information on the event, click here or email Philena Seldon at Cleveland Office of Sustainability. To register for a table, click here. For more information on SC2019, click here

EcoWatch Daily Newsletter

By Simon Coghlan and Kobi Leins

A remarkable combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and biology has produced the world's first "living robots."

Read More
Malaysian Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin (front 2nd L) and officials inspect a container containing plastic waste shipment on Jan. 20, 2020 before sending back to the countries of origin. AFP via Getty Images

The Southeast Asian country Malaysia has sent 150 shipping containers packed with plastic waste back to 13 wealthy countries, putting the world on notice that it will not be the world's garbage dump, as CNN reported. The countries receiving their trash back include the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Canada.

Read More
Sponsored
Trump leaves after delivering a speech at the Congress Centre during the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on Jan. 21, 2020. JIM WATSON / AFP via Getty Images

U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed the concerns of environmental activists as "pessimism" in a speech to political and business leaders at the start of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Tuesday.

Read More

Warning: The video above may be upsetting to viewers.

An amusement park in China came under fire on social media this weekend for forcing a pig off a 230 foot-high bungee tower.

Read More
Participants at the tree-planting event in Ankazobe district, Madagascar, on Jan. 19. Valisoa Rasolofomboahangy / Mongabay

By Malavika Vyawahare, Valisoa Rasolofomboahangy

Madagascar has embarked on its most ambitious tree-planting drive yet, aiming to plant 60 million trees in the coming months. The island nation celebrates 60 years of independence this year, and the start of the planting campaign on Jan. 19 marked one year since the inauguration of President Andry Rajoelina, who has promised to restore Madagascar's lost forests.

Read More