PDA Meeting: Oregon Farm-to-School Bill

  • Event
  • Wednesday, February 02, 2011
When: Wednesday, February 2nd, 6 p.m.

Who: Carrie Peacock, MS, RD, LD
Suzanne Briggs, chairperson for the Farm to School policy work group

Topic: Our speakers will be introducing us to HB 2800, the Oregon Farm-to-School bill. This legislation would provide reimbursement funding for schools that purchase Oregon grown and produced foods. They will explain the bill, provide a brief history on the process they are using to gain support for the bill, and what challenges they face in getting the bill passed. They will also speak to how a policy work group functions.

Where: Gaines Hall on SW Gaines Road, Room 48
Oregon Health & Science University
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239

Refreshments will be provided.