CIVIL EATS - Cleveland's Food Justice Hero: Councilman Joe Cimperman

Several members of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition and Summit County Food Policy Coalition attended the Community Food Security Coalition Conference, Food Policy: From Neighborhood to Nation in Portland in May 2011.  Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman was part of a plenary discussion with three other public officials:

In the plenary, Councilman Cimperman spoke about all of the amazing community projects, businesses, and policy innovations related to local food in Cleveland and the important role of social justice in informing changes to the food system.  This article by Hannah Wallace for Civil Eats and The Faster Times continues the conversation that Councilman Cimperman started in Portland.