4. New York City passes local foods laws

September 2011
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Sep2011, p4
The article reports that New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has signed into law five different measures aimed at supporting the purchasing, tracking, and production of local foods within the city. It is stated that the laws encourage city agencies to purchase food from farmers within the state of New York, and facilitate urban agriculture and community gardens within the city.


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