Encouraging state agencies to buy more food produced in New York was another priority issue at American Farmland Trust’s No Farms No Food® Rally that is gaining traction. The Food Metrics Act S. 4061 /A. 5102 will require state agencies to track the state’s current food purchasing practices and encourage state institutions to buy more food produced in New York.
Thousands of New Yorkers have contacted their legislators in support of the legislation – add your voice to this growing chorus! Contact your New York state legislators and ask them to support the Food Metrics Bill!