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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

Media Contacts Tyler Lowry
Franklin County Board of Commissioners

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