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Farming’s Full Court Press

Cleveland Scene — But since Cleveland is somewhat less known for its big-time agiculture industry than, say, its scaring-off-smart-people industry, some of have asked why we’ve earned the group’s attention.

The key reason appears to be Avon Senator Sherrod Brown, who has been receptive to the group’s issues before. For one thing, he showed his openness to grassroots-level farm and food issues last summer when he convened a roundtable at Community Greenhouse Partners at East 67th and Superior.

At Food and Water Watch’s Garden Under Glass promo appearance last week at the Galleria, they urged folks to call Brown themselves.

“We want people to thank Senator Brown for what he’s done in the past to support us, and to urge him to introduce rules that would prevent the mega-monopolies we have now — especially poultry-raising and meat-packing,” says Lebholz.

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