The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee is responsible for monitoring issues that affect parks, farmland preservation, water resources and the growing agricultural industry.
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Andrzejczak, Riley & Wilson Bill Package to Support Farm to School Initiatives, Promote Healthier Eating Habits Now LawA five-bill package sponsored by Assembly Democrats Bob Andrzejczak, Celeste Riley and Gilbert "Whip" Wilson to boost the New Jersey "Farm to School" program and promote healthier food options was signed into law on Monday.
The object of the New Jersey Farm to School program is to provide agricultural products to school food service departments 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.