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Contact The Local Food Team

Cheryl Graffagnino
Local Food Systems Strategies Coordinator
Columbus Public Health
Jalisa Dawkins
Local Food Systems Strategies Manager
Columbus Public Health
Brian Estabrook
Food Systems Planner
Franklin County Economic Development & Planning Department

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City of Columbus & Franklin County Local Food Action Plan Reports The Local Food Action Plan Project Team and Working Committee produced two reports during the planning process to help inform the development of the plan.  Learn more.


Local & Regional Plans The Local Food Action Plan builds on the work that has been conducted by other local, regional and statewide agencies and organizations. Learn more.


Neighborhood Planning Summarieis These reports include information provided by community members that helped shape the Columbus & Franklin County Local Food Action Plan.  Learn more.

economic data

Local Food Action Plan Economic Data The Current Conditions and Visions Report describe the economic conditions of our local food system. Learn more.


Local Food Sector Surveys The Local Food Action Plan Project Team conducted 4 surveys in the spring and summer of 2015.  Learn more.

national plans

National Plans In addition to local resources and surveys, the Local Food Action Plan Project Team reviewed food-specific plans that have been adopted in other communities to identify successful models and best practices.  National Plans