PARTNER PROGRAMS

Lake-To-River Food Cooperative

The Lake-To-River Food Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative of food buyers, producers, processors, and buyers who grow, prepare, add value to and market agricultural products to institutional and commercial buyers in the Mahoning Valley and throughout the region and beyond. Read more. . . http://www.localharvest.org/lake-to-river-food-cooperative-M54870

The 30 Mile Meal

Did you know that by committing to spend just $10 a week on locally grown foods you can help rebuild your local economy? That’s why the goal of the 30 Mile Meal is connecting food buyers and suppliers and educating the public about the benefits of consuming local products. The brand provides a shared identity for everyone involved in the local food scene that can be marketed to the public in hopes of creating economic development around our local food system. Together, we can make a difference! Read more. . . http://30milemealms.org/about/

The Common Wealth Food Incubator

The Common Wealth Kitchen Incubator is a shared-use commercial kitchen in Youngstown that aims to lower the cost for starting or expanding local food businesses. We aim to help folks create jobs working with food we love and helping NE Ohio create food security and promote economic development. Partnerships in the community will be key in this effort as well as rebuilding our local food chain. Read more. . . http://www.cwkitchenincubator.org/#!about/c4nz

Creating Healthy Communities

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Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) is committed to preventing and reducing chronic disease statewide. Through cross-sector collaboration, we are activating communities to improve access to and affordability of healthy food, increase opportunities for physical activity, and assure tobacco-free living where Ohioans live, work and play. By implementing sustainable evidence-based strategies, CHC is creating a culture of health. Read more. . . http://www.healthy.ohio.gov/healthylife/createcomm/chc1.aspx

Youngstown SCORE

The Youngstown SCORE Chapter provides FREE confidential counseling to an existing small business or new entrepreneur residents of Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Mercer and Lawrence counties.

There are nearly 35 Mentors in the Youngstown Chapter with decades of executive and entrepreneurial experience that can be aligned to meet your business needs. The Youngstown offices have been helping companies’ startup and expand since 1965. Read more. . . https://youngstown.score.org

Become a Farm Fan

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By signing up to Farm Fan you will be alerted of local farm markets in your area. Click here to sign up or sign up via text by simply texting “how216” to 54459