New Local Farm, Food, and Jobs Act

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) announced Monday she will introduce bail that would “significantly change the nation’s food policy” by supporting local and regional farmers.  The package of reforms and new programs, dubbed The Local Farm, Food, and Jobs Act, would encourage the production of local food by helping farmers and ranchers and by improving distribution systems, building on the success of farmers markets across the country. Click here for full story.