2020 Goal: Double the production and consumption of fruits and vegetables grown within our region.

Our Mission

The Local Food team brings together local farmers, distributors, farmers markets, cooperatives, community gardeners, community supported agriculture organizations, health professionals, restaurants, extension services, educational organizations, government entities and processors to develop strategies to increase the demand for local foods, increase production and identify new markets for local foods. 

You can participate by taking the 10% Shift to Local Food and pledging to shift 10% of your food budget to purchase local foods. Learn more here! You can also join in the work by joining Green Umbrella and attending Local Food Action Team meetings--typically held the first Thursday of the month. The meeting on May 3, 2018 will be held at the Civic Garden Center located at 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, and will be a hands-on work session to assist them in preparation for their plant sale that coming weekend (May 4-6, 2018)

Contact the chairperson for more information.

Action Plan

Come to a meeting to learn how you can help!

Our Action Team Chairperson

Please contact the Chairperson if you would like info on this Action Team:

Ruth Ann Carpenter MS, RDN     Health Integration, LLC

Our Next Meeting*

Thursday, May 3, 2018
11:00 am to 12:30 pm 

*ONE TIME HANDS- ON WORK SESSION TO ASSIST CGC WITH PREPARATION FOR THEIR UPCOMING SALE  (May 4-6, 2018) and to thank them for hosting LFAT for so many years.

Civic Garden Center
2715 Reading Rd
Cincinnati, OH  45206

The Civic Garden Center is located on several bus routes, including 43, 46 and 31.

Parking is available in the Green Learning Station lot (driveway is on Oak St) or on the grounds of Hauck Botanic Garden (entrances on Reading and Oak).

Starting in June LFAT meetings will held at Green Umbrella Offices- Located at 5030 Oaklawn Drive. 

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