An East Canaan farmer speaks up on CNN program

Amanda Freund of Freund’s Farm in East Canaan, center, took part in a CNN town hall-style event with presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg. At left is Samantha Levy from American Farmland Trust, at right Chelsea Gazillo from Working Lands Alliance. Photo submitted

EAST CANAAN — I received an email asking if I would submit questions to be considered for the CNN Town Hall on the Climate Crisis. When I completed the webform, I imagined mine being just one of thousands like it, filling up someone’s inbox somewhere. So, when I received a phone call just three days before the event, inviting me to ask a question to presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg, on national television, I was beyond ecstatic. 

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