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Assemblywoman Russell Appointed Chair of Task Force on Food, Farm & Nutrition

Assemblywoman Addie J. Russell (D-Theresa) announced her appointment as Chair of the Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy. “The appointment provides me a platform to support North Country food consumers and producers and tackle barriers...

February 12, 2015
Governor Signs Jaffee Suburban Agriculture Bill

Albany, NY – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) Chair of the Assembly Taskforce on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy, today announced that Governor Cuomo has signed in to law her bill (A8026/S6360) Chap. 463, An Act to Amend the Agriculture and Markets...

December 3, 2014
Assemblymember Jaffee, Rockland Farm Alliance Host Community Education Event

(Pearl River, NY) Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Suffern) Chair of the Assembly Taskforce on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy, and the Rockland Farm Alliance today held a community education event at Bluefield Farm, an organic flower farm in Blauvelt,...

June 24, 2014
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee: Food, Farm and Nutrition Programs in State Budget

Albany – Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Rockland), Chair of the Assembly's Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy announced that the Assembly successfully restored or increased funding for agriculture and nutrition programs in the recently passed...

April 22, 2014
Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee: Food, Farm and Nutrition Programs in State Budget

Albany - Assemblymember Ellen Jaffee (D-Rockland), Chair of the Assembly's Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy announced that the Assembly successfully restored or increased funding for agriculture in the recently passed state budget and fought...

March 21, 2013
Jaffee to Chair Assembly Task Force on Food, Farm, Nutrition Policy

“It's really amazing to see people wanting to eat seasonally in the winter.I'm so glad Ellen Jaffee is in our court; she's always responsive to our concerns.” - Joan Dye Gussow, Professor, Author, Food Policy Expert (Pearl River, NY) – Assemblywoman...

February 19, 2013
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