Senator Montgomery votes yes on bill to create the New York Farm to School and School Garden Fund (S3804A/A1209A)

Senator Montgomery votes yes on (S3804A/A1209A) sponsored by Senator Rachel May. This legislation would enable an individual, in any taxable year, to contribute to the New York Farm to School and School Garden fund to help establish school gardens and purchase equipment and educational material to promote students' consumption of local products.   To learn more about the bill, visit https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/s3804/amendment/a

As a member of the New York State Senate Agricultre Committee, Senator Montgomery continues her commitment to expanding the farm to table pipeline; and creating opportunities and career pathways for young people. Senator Montgomery has worked closely with the Future Farmers of America (FFA) to build a pipeline between students upstate and downstate.

For more information about Senator Montgomery's work with FFA, visit:

https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/articles/velmanette-montgomery/future-farmers-america-visit-senator-montgomery-discuss

https://www.nysenate.gov/sites/default/files/article/attachment/senator_montgomerys_2017_community_report.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXvzh4n1tTk

 https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/articles/velmanette-montgomery/senator-montgomery-welcomes-future-farmers-america-ffa

https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/articles/velmanette-montgomery/senator-montgomery-gets-taste-new-york-agriculture?tab=&page=1