- Environmental Health Watch
Local organization focusing on health and environmental justice issues… Also hosts the yearly Race, Food & Justice Conference in Cleveland!
- Healthy Eating & Active Living - Buckeye, Larchmere & Woodland Hills
The Healthy Eating & Active Living initiative is a community partnership working with residents in the Buckeye, Larchmere and Woodland Hills to create healthier neighborhoods.
- Cleveland Seed Bank
Local seed bank
- Bike Cleveland
Bicycle advocacy organization serving the greater Cleveland community.
- Clevelanders for Transportation Equity
A grassroots group of citizens concerned about the Opportunity Corridor proposal and lack of public transportation funding in Cleveland and Ohio.
- RTA Mobile
My phone hates RTA's website so I made this!
Public Transporation in Cleveland. RTA runs 3 rail lines, an award winning BRT system, and bus service. Also, free trolleys downtown.
- All Aboard Ohio
Advocate for more and better transportation choices in Ohio, including more passenger trains, better public transit and improved rail infrastructure.
- Civil Eats
Promoting critical thought about sustainable agriculture and food systems
- Food Politics
Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Nutrition at New York University and has a great blog.
- Slow Food USA
Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food network of over 150,000 members in more than 150 countries that believes in good, clean and fair food for all.
- Food and Water Watch
Food & Water Watch is a non-profit that advocates for healthy, safe, affordable food and water. Wenonah Hauter, author of wonderful book Foodopoly is Executive Director.
- Environmental Working Group
EWG conducts orignal research and reports on pesticides and toxic contaminants in food.
Amazing book that investigates all sectors of the American food industry. Take the quiz and see how much you know.
- Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch
Advocates for sustainable seafood featuring useful guides to eating sustainable seafood.
- National Family Farm Coalition
Coalition of family farms and rural groups advocating for a new sustainable family farm system. Good resource to learn about farm subsities, grain reserves (or lack thereof), and more.
- Eat Wild
Provides research-based information about eating natural and grass-fed foods.
- Wasted Food
Americans waste more than 40 percent of the food we produce for consumption. Jonathan Bloom's blog looks at why we waste food what we can do about it.
- KOPN Food Sleuth
Melinda Hemmelgarn, RD has a great weekly radioshow (and podcast) that investigates relevant food issues. Highly recommended.
- Eat Drink Politics
Michele Simon, JD, MPH is a public health lawyer that has been researching and writing about the food industry and food politics since 1996.
- Food Democracy NOW!
Food Democracy... Check out their campaigns and blog
- The Cornucopia Institute
Promotes economic justice for family scale farming. Provides useful scorecards and reports on quality of many foods.
- The Center for Media and Democracy: Food Rights Network
The Center for Media and Democracy provides original investigative research and reporting. Check out their Food Rights Network.
- Weighty Matters
Yoni Freedhoff, MD is a Canadian obesity medicine doc with a frequently updated and amusing blog.