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In the Face of COVID-19, State Legislators Push for Federal Support of Local Food Systems

On May 18, 2020
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The @stateinnovation has been building a coalition for sustainable agriculture policies. The pandemic presents a moment for national strategy. https://t.co/R4axQKdmkG @lisaelaineh
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The State Innovation Exchange (SiX) has been building a coalition for sustainable agriculture policies. The pandemic presents a moment for national strategy.

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In the Face of COVID-19, State Legislators Push for Federal Support of Local Food Systems

In the Face of COVID-19, State Legislators Push for Federal Support of Local Food Systems

The State Innovation Exchange (SiX) has been building a coalition for sustainable agriculture policies. The pandemic presents a moment for national strategy.

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