HB 207 Food, Hunger and Farm Act

Electronic Press Kit

  • Press Release: Legislators and Coalition Members Push for HB 207 Press Release: Legislators and Coalition Members Push for HB 207
      11-Feb-2021
  • Food & Hunger: Legislative Session Policy Priorities 2021 Food & Hunger: Legislative Session Policy Priorities 2021
      25-Feb-2021
  • Help us to spread the word on social media HB 207: Marketing Schedule!

    Media contact:  Lilly Irvin-Vitela, Lilly@nmfirst.org or 505-234-0694


    HB 207 Food, Hunger and Farm Act, Co-sponsored by Representatives Stansbury and Ferrary

    • Create a durable framework for addressing hunger, food insecurity, and agricultural sustainability in NM
    • Create a strategy that guides this work in Year 1 and which is updated annually and feeds into policy and budget recommendations for the agencies and the legislature
    • in the subsequent years
    • Provide direction and guidance to the agencies to help lead work in the areas of their mandates
    • Provide authorization and direction to agencies in specific areas to solve persistent structural problems in the food system
    • Provide $750K to HSD in consultation with NMDA and other Departments to do the work and foster public and private partnerships

    Virtual Press Conference 

    Who: New Mexico First, Legislation co-sponsors Representatives Stansbury and Ferrary, and more!

    What: Press conference about the Food, Hunger and Farm Act HB 207

    When: Friday, February 12, 2021

    Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

    Watch it live on FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/nmfirst


    Legislative Hearing for HB 207 Food, Hunger and Farm Act

    Who:  Attend this hearing if you want to help advance public policy to alleviate food insecurity and create resilient food systems

    What: Scheduled for House Agriculture and Water Resources Committee on February 16th - Time to come!

    When: February 16, 2021

    Provide public comment by going to this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82072641109

    About

    The goal is to advance public policy to alleviate food insecurity, create resilient food systems, and focus support on critical needs as New Mexico moves forward with public policy related to pandemic relief and recovery efforts. Legislation advocates include policymakers, agricultural producers, ag and food-related businesses, the emergency food sector, people of faith, anti-poverty and anti-hunger advocates, researchers/academics, dietitians and health experts, educators, and public policy advocates.


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