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Governor Cuomo Signs Food Metrics Bill into Law

Governor Cuomo heard your call to increase economic opportunity for farmers by serving  nutritious locally grown food in state-run institutions and signed the Food Metrics Bill (S.4061  /A. 5102) into law yesterday. The new law requires state agencies to establish a robust food purchasing, tracking and reporting system that will provide baseline data about money […]

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Tell New York State to Buy Local

Thanks to your support, the Food Metrics Act S. 4061/A. 5102 unanimously passed the New York State Assembly on June 20th. The Food Metrics Act would require New York State agencies to provide greater transparency about state food purchasing by reporting agency food purchasing practices and encourage state institutions to buy more food produced in […]

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