Participant Visions for Stark County Forum
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As a part the registration for the Forum on the Future of Food Security in Stark County, held July 9, 2014 at Walsh University, participants were asked what one thing could happen in the next generation to support a more healthy and food secure Stark County. This document contains their responses.

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Future of Food Security in Stark County- Forum Framing Presentation
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Presentation by Brad Masi for farming the Forum on the Future of Food Security in Stark County, held at Walsh University on July 9, 2014. The presentation develops a framework for addressing hunger, food access, and local food systems development and looks at the Cleveland Crops urban farming and food processing enterprise as a model.

Stark County Food and Hunger Network Mapping
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Presentation by June Holley that covers  mapping for hunger, supporting, and local food networks in Stark County, presented at July 9, 2014 Forum on the Future of Food Security in Stark County at Walsh University.

Community Investment in Local Food Systems
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Presentation about food localization efforts at Oberlin in conjunction with the Oberlin Project, a community-wide effort to transition to a post-fossil-fuel economy. Presented at the annual conference for the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) in March of 2012.

Full Circle Learning- Case for Distributed Compost System in Oberlin
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Report from grant funded by the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) in 2006 that explores several approches to promoting community composting in Oberlin. Includes profile of collaboration with Will Allen from Growing Power in Miwaukee, a detailed description of on-farm vermicomposting of food waste, and distributed applications of composting to urban agriculture in Cleveland.

Waste Matters: Context and Development of Oberlin Compost Initiative
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Proposal for in-vessel composting system for Oberlin College from 2003, as presented in Environmental Studies Honors Thesis at Oberlin College. Written by Lucian Eisenhauer in 2003.

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Oberlin Student Cooperative Association Local Foods Study 1988
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Original local foods study for the Oberlin Student Cooperative Association conducted in 1988.

Oberlin Local Foods Study 1988
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Original local food program development propoosal for Oberlin College's Campus Dining Services in 1988.

Oberlin Culinary Enterprise
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Feasibility study and plan for development of commercial community kitchen incubator for the Oberlin community. Conducted by Oberlin College students in 2007.

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Youngstown Market Gardening Resource Guide
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Great guide for urban gardening resources in Youngstown. Even if you are not in Youngstown, this guide provides a good template for the kinds of resources you can find in your own community to support urban farming efforts.

Affinity Groups: Urban Growers