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

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

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