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Build a strong local food economy: How investing in The Rapidian invests in your community

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Follow the story of Rapidian reporter Amy HInman, market director Melissa Harrington and locally-sourced restaurant owner Chef Chris Perkey as they work to make their city a better place. Build a stronger food economy, invest in your community: The Rapidian helps us make it possible.

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This video tells the story of how we build a stronger local food economy and build community thanks to investments in The Rapidian. In this video, Rapidian reporter Amy Hinman and Fulton Street Farmers Market manager Melissa Harrington create articles that help restaurant owners like Chef Chris Perkey at Osteria Rossa connect with local food sources.

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The cast:

Chris: Chef Chris Perkey, Osteria Rossa

Melissa: Melissa Harrington, Fulton Street Farmers Market

Amy: Amy Hinman
The voice of civic investment: Ralston Bowles

616 Development staff, left: Marjorie Steele
616 Development staff, center: Derek Coppess
616 Development staff, right: Monica Clark
Farmer #1: Karin Uebbing, Woodbridge Dairy Farm

Farmer #2: Mike Bronkema, Shady Side Farm
Special thanks to:
Fulton Street Farmers Market
616 Development
Osteria Rossa

Production: Chris Kotcher, GRTV



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