food policy

Championed by Senator Gillibrand, New York Farm Day Hosted on Capitol Hill

One of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest efforts to support New York producers took place on Capitol Hill earlier this week when she hosted a “New York Farm Day” in an effort to “tastefully remind Congress, the Administration and others that New York is a major agricultural state, and agriculture is a major part of the state’s economy.”

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EDIBLE EVENTS: Eat, Work, Grow the Movement at the Just Food Conference

Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like the 2013 Just Food Conference featuring over a 100 workshops on national farm and food issues, CSA trends, cooking and food preservation techniques, and ways to mobilize communities in order to increase access to farm-fresh, locally grown food. Here’s what’s happening this week.