Assembly Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee Chair Robert Andrzejczak (D-Cape May, Atlantic & Cumberland), will continue his ongoing statewide agricultural tour in Burlington County on Tuesday where he will meet with business owners to hear first hand about the issues facing the state’s agricultural industry and how the legislature can help.
The purpose of the tour series is to help members of the committee get a better understanding of the specific issues facing New Jersey farmers and what it will take to ensure they are successful.
Andrzejczak will visit the following agriculture sites on Tuesday, Oct. 21:
· 11 AM – Lee Brothers Cranberry Farm, 3560 County Road 563, Chatsworth, NJ 08019
· 3 PM – Valenzano Winery, 1090 Route 206 Shamong, NJ 08088
“This has been a great experience so far meeting the owners of these businesses and seeing how their operations are run first-hand,” said Andrzejczak. “It’s been extremely informative, particularly when it comes to learning about the modern challenges this industry faces and how we, as a state, can come together to make sure it continues to thrive. I’m looking forward to this next round of tours in Burlington County.”
To date, Andrzejczak has visited nearly 20 agriculture locations from Sussex to Cape May counties, covering a range of industries from farms, wineries and nurseries to a shellfish research laboratory, a turf farm, and a zoo, and even participated in a butterfly tagging event. Among the many locations he has visited, are: Cherry Lane Farms, Rabbit Hill Farms, Centerton Nursery and New Moon Nursery in Cumberland County, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory in Port Norris, Cream Ridge Winery in Monmouth County and Springhouse Dairy in Newton.