Rep. Pingree to Introduce Local Farm & Food Bill at Jordan Farm

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.mcguire@mail.house.gov or 207-774-5019 or 202-590-8796.

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