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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

Who Was Involved

Legislative Sponsors 

Local Food Action Plan Project Partners  

Columbus Public Health
Columbus Public Health is charged with assuring conditions in which people can be healthy. Columbus Public Health is made up of a range of programs providing clinical, environmental health promotion, and population-based services .

  • Cheryl Graffagnino
  • Autumn Trombetta
  • Barb Seckler

Franklin County Planning and Economic Development
Franklin County Planning and Economic Development is a Franklin County Board of Commissioners agency. Their mission is to organize growth supporting environmental sustainability, social equity and economic vitality to all communities with interest in Franklin County.

  • Matthew Brown
  • Jonathan Lee

Local Matters
Local Matters is a not-for-profit organization in Central Ohio working to inspire action because food impacts the quality of our health, our land and our communities.

  • Michelle Moskowitz Brown
  • Noreen Warnock

Working Committee
The working committee consists of  individuals and organizations representing the various sectors of the food system in our community. These individuals will meet regularly throughout the planning process to provide input on the deliverables produced by the Project Team.

  • Click here for a list of Working Committee Members 
  • Click here for minutes of the June 17, 2015 Working Committee Meeting 
  • Click  here for minutes of the September 30, 2015 Working Committee Meeting 
  • Click here for minutes of the December 11, 2015 Working Committee Meeting 
  • Click here for minutes of the March 11, 2016 Working Committee Meeting
  • Click here for minutes of the July 15, 2016 Working Committee Meeting