Farm Bill Negotiations Underway

Farm Bill negotiations are underway and we have a few tools for you to understand the impacts of the House version of Farm Bill on NYS. Please click on the links. 1.Charity Can’t Make Up Lost SNAP Meals HR 2 IMPACTS 2. Farm Bill impact NY Families graph June 5 2018 3. Farm Bill impact on…

Details

FBANYS on Release of the 2018 Senate Farm Bill

The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee released its version of the 2018 Farm Bill, which presents an opportunity for the Senate to strengthen the national commitment to reducing hunger and supporting agriculture.

Details

New executive director hired at FBANYS

Anita Paley, most recently the executive director at the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, assumed her new role with FBANYS on Sept. 26. Prior to her work at the Council, an anti-poverty organization based in Ballston Spa, Paley held positions at SUNY Empire State College and Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Schenectady County.

Details

Food Bank Association of New York State has new slate of officers

Albany, NY (October 17, 2016) – The Food Bank Association of New York State, representing the eight Feeding America food banks located in New York State announces the newly elected board officers for 2017.  Elected at the Association’s Annual Meeting in October 2016, the Officers are as follows: President|Chair– Natasha Thompson, President & CEO Food…

Details