TITLE

4. New York City passes local foods laws

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Food & Environment Electronic Digest;Sep2011, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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66897265

 

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