Albert Lea Tribune: Farm and Food Coalition seeks candidate support to grow Minnesota’s food economy

By October 6, 2016News

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s food, farming and ag-related interests are working together again this year in an even more aggressive effort to elevate voter and legislative candidate awareness and generate broader support for state policies that will protect and grow Minnesota’s second largest industry. According to a press release, the broad-based voter engagement campaign is being managed through an umbrella organization— A Greater Minnesota —and is intended to develop support for key issues to help Minnesota gain a competitive advantage in the global food economy, which supports nearly 400,000 jobs in both the Twin Cities and throughout Greater Minnesota.

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