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Local Food Team

Cheryl Graffagnino
Healthy Food Access Program Manager 
Columbus Public Health 
614-645-0867
CLGraffagnino@columbus.gov

Matt Brown
Planning Administrator
Franklin County
Economic Development & Planning Department
614-525-5647
mybrown@franklincountyohio.gov

Media Contacts

Jose Rodriguez
Columbus Public Health  
614.645.6928
jrrodriguez@columbus.gov

Tyler Lowry
Franklin County Board of Commissioners
614.525.6630
TylerLowry@franklincountyohio.gov

The Local Food Team

The City-County Joint Local Food Team

The City-County Joint Local Food Team, consisting of staff from Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Economic Development and Planning, will:

  • connect City and County Departments involved in food system related work to review progress and encourage collaboration
  • provide regular progress reports to the Columbus & Franklin County Local Food Advisory Board and ensure that the Board's recommendations and priorities are communicated to City and County departments and to the community through the Franklin County Local Food Council  
  • support the Franklin County Local Food Council
  • develop a clear and direct path for residents and stakeholders to engage in local food system efforts