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This report with research by the student-based Oberlin Research Group (ORG) provides insights into how the Netherlands’ Food Valley became the second largest agricultural exporter after the U.S., and how Lorain County could leverage this model for economic development and job growth.
If we produced 25% of the region’s produce we would have the potential to create over 20,000 jobs, increase regional output by $4.2 billion and generate additional $126 million in taxes per “The 25% Shift” report sponsored by The Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition, Kent State, and Neighborhood Progress Inc.