Join Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree as she announces the Local Food Bill at Jordan Farm, Cape Elizabeth, ME, on Monday, October 24th. The Local Farm, Food, and Jobs Act, is a bill that prioritizes local and regional food systems in the 2012 Farm Bill.
First District Congressperson (and former MOFGA apprentice) Chellie Pingree is sponsoring a Local Foods Title as part of the 2012 Farm Bill. It incorporates many of the most positive policy proposals yet for those of us working to build a more just and sustainable food system. Join her at Jordan’s Farm in Cape Elizabeth as she outlines the bill’s provisions. Plus there’ll be yummy, local snacks.
WHERE: Jordan’s Farm, 21 Wells Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107, for directions: http://www.jordansfarm.com/find_us.html
WHEN: Monday, October 24th. Please be there by 11:30. Program starts sharply at Noon. Rain or Shine!
QUESTIONS or to RSVP: Erin McGuireerin.firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-774-5019 or 202-590-8796.