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Ask your two Senators and your Representative to co-sponsor the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act!  We need support from as many legislators as possible – and quickly.  Can we count on you to take action today?

Local food systems not only hold potential for connecting consumers with where their food comes from, but also for boosting farm income, stimulating job creation and economic development, and meeting public health and nutrition goals.

Once you enter your zip code, the correct names and phones numbers will pop up so you can address your call or email to the appropriate recipient!

Phone calls are much more potent!  If you make a call: When you call a Senate or House office, ask for the staff member who works on agricultural issues.  If the agriculture staffer isn’t available, leave a message and have them call you back.

If you email: type your message in the box below, then click on the submit button.  Try to put the message in your own words.

The simple message to address to EACH representative that appears after you enter your zip code:

I am a constituent.  I urge Senator/Congress(wo)man __________  to co-sponsor the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act. This legislation is about to be introduced in the House and Senate.  It will help boost farm income and meet consumer demand.  It’s a job creator and a cost-effective, smart investment.  Can I count on Senator/Congress(wo)man_________ to be a co-sponsor?
-    If your Senator will co-sponsor or wants more information: Tell them to communicate with Senator Sherrod Brown’s office.
-    If your Representative will co-sponsor or wants more information: Tell them to communicate with Representative Chellie Pingree’s office.






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