Food Purchasing and Contracting Policy, Resolution No. 1564-08

Jurisdiction Name: Cleveland
State/Province: OH
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 396,816
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2008
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: contracting, food contracting, food contracting policy, food economy, food procurement, food purchasing, food purchasing policy, institutional purchasing, local, local economy, local food, local food procurement, local food purchasing, pledge, procurement, purchasing, regional economy
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cleveland City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Cleveland City Council, Cleveland Office of Sustainability
Support Entity(s):

Local Purchasing Working Group of the Food Policy Council

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Policy Outcome(s):

established a pledge by the City to incorporate local food purchasing into city food contracts (10% sourced from within 150 miles); led to the establishment of Ordinance No. 1660-A-09, which now mandates the City’s role in supporting the purchase of locally-produced food

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1