HB 6842: An Act Concerning the Establishment of a Local Food for Schools Incentive Program and Expansion of The CT Grown for CT Kids Grants Program
Thank you to everyone who submitted testimony and testified live at the Education Committee!
We are looking for State Representatives and Senators to co-sponsor our bill.
ACTION NEEDED: Please email your Reps and Senators and ask them to co-sponsor HB 6248. See below for specific steps!
Check out this info-flyer here
Sample E-Mail to Ask to Co-Sponsor
Use this template email to ask your State Representative/s and Senator to co-sponsor HB 6248. Please make it your own by adding information on why farm to school is important to you and your community!
For Questions or Support contact our advocacy leads:
Dawn Crayco, Northeast Regional Policy Director, FoodCorps
Joey Listro, Executive Director, New Britain ROOTS
Spend a few minutes watching students from New Britain testify before elected officials and share their experience growing and trying local foods!
It was THE highlight of the hearing and you'll see why!
Click here for the video & watch from 1:00 -1:17:30