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Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Posted by Nancy KS on January 30, 2013 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (81)

Screening of the Film:

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

Tuesday, March 12th from 6:00-8:30pm


CornUcopia Place Community Kitchen (7201 Kinsman Rd. Cleveland 44104)

Community Partner: Menu For the Future (Sustainable Cleveland 2019)

About the Film: 100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb...

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SOMO Leadership Lab

Posted by Nancy KS on October 19, 2012 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Menu for the Future and SOMO Leadership Lab are partnering for an event on November 7th, 6:00-9:00 pm with an Intro to positive psychology and The Science of Food on Mood.  After the SOMO introductions, nutritionist Rebecca Wallack will talk about how food affects your mood and Nancy King Smith will introduce the Menu for the Future project.  Details are at:

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Kick-off Supper for Conveners, Oct. 18th

Posted by Nancy KS on October 11, 2012 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

If you are interested in learning more about convening a Menu for the Future group you are invited to attend a Kick-off supper at Le Petit Triangle, 1881 Fulton Ave. in Ohio City on October 18th, 5:30 pm.

Please RSVP to [email protected] by Oct. 15th.

Hough Cafe/Sandwich Shop

Posted by Nancy KS on September 19, 2012 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Menu for the Future group that met at Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center this summer raised the question   through the discussion that there was no place in the area that they could a cup of coffee or an sandwich.  That mobilized them to action to find an abandoned bank building owned by the City across the street that could probably be available and to start making plans as to how in can be renovated. Additionally, the Director of Thurgood Marshall Recreation Cente...

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Menu gets Axiom News Coverage

Posted by Peg D on April 25, 2012 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Regular Clevelanders Seeing Local Food Light

Small group conversations create root system of commitment, action
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Lakewood Observer News Coverage

Posted by Peg D on April 25, 2012 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Menu For The Future—Serving Up Community Dialogue

The Menu for the Future project is involving Lakewood residents in learning about and discussing the issues affecting their daily food choices. The expected outcome is to create more literate consumers, which in turn will drive sales of local, healthy food. The program is based on a six-week course developed by th...

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Celebration Potluck

Posted by Peg D on March 9, 2012 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (1)

On April 19, 2012, members of the first round of the Sustainable Cleveland Menu for the Future courses will gather to enjoy good food and to share experiences and learnings that have come from participating in the course.  We'll also talk about how we will roll out the Menu for the Future project duringthe Celebration Year for Local Food.





Posted by Peg D on February 25, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

On January 10, 2012, the pilot group of Menu for the Future discussion group facilitators met along with local farmers to kick-off this effort.

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