Apr 02 2018 |
Author: Daniela |
California Association of Food Banks and the California Farm Bureau Federation released a joint statement last week that called for a unified Farm Bill. It was addressed to the Chairmen and Ranking members of the House and Senate Agriculture Committees, and specifically requested a bill that supports California’s robust agricultural sector and meets the nutritional needs of our state’s low-income residents. The statement also highlighted the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s vital role in reducing hunger and poverty statewide.
Read the full statement here.
(Photo courtesy of California Farm Bureau Federation Facebook Page)