FARM TO SCHOOL BILL SPONSORED BY ANDRZEJCZAK ADVANCES

andrzejczak_colorA four-bill legislative package to financially support the New Jersey “Farm to School” program and promote healthier food options was released Monday by a Senate panel. Assemblyman Robert Andrzejczak was among the sponsors. The object of the New Jersey Farm to School program is to provide agricultural products to school food service departments to serve healthy meals to improve student nutrition, provide health and nutrition education opportunities that will last a lifetime, and support local farmers. The program was developed by the Department of Agriculture in conjunction with the Department of Education.