In September of 2011, a working group came together at the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Summit. Our goal was to get as many groups as possible to take the six-week Menu for the Future course within their faith community, organization, business or neighborhood during 2012 in order to enrich the nature of the conversation about food in the region and to establish relationships between producers and consumers for economic as well as personal benefit.
Menu for the Future is a strategy for inspiring community dialogue around food issues by using the Northwest Earth Institute's "Menu for the Future" course on a broad scale to get towards "Engaging 1.6 Million" as part of the Local Food Celebration Year for Sustainable Cleveland 2019.
See what we are up to! Menu for the Future discussion groups have completed at the following locations.
Gates Mills Library
Unitarian Universalist Church in Kent, OH
Preterm in Cleveland
River's Edge on Rocky River Drive on Cleveland's west side
Unity Spiritual Center in Westlake
Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron
First Unitarian Church of Cleveland in Shaker Heights, OH
Carnegie West Library in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Catholic Diocese headquarters in downtown Cleveland
Galleria - Gardens Under Glass
Hough--Thurgood Marshall Community Center
Lakewood Public Library
Rockport Branch Cleveland Public Library
Hathaway Brown School
Shaker Heights Public Library, Main Branch
If you would like to convene a Menu for the Future discussion group click "Convene Your Own Group" to see what's involved.