Archive for Tag: Department of Agriculture

Committee advances Space bill on native plant species brochures

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require plant nurseries to inform customers of the importance of native plant species in New Jersey advanced out of the Assembly Agriculture Committee Wednesday. Assemblyman Parker Space’s bill (A1584) specifies the N.J. Department of Agriculture create a brochure that touts the benefits...

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Governor signs Space and Wirths bill establishing food hubs

TRENTON, N.J. – This week the governor signed legislation (A3592/S1953), sponsored by Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, establishing food hubs to strengthen small-scale New Jersey farms. Food hubs help connect food producers to new markets and services. Selling through a food hub can supplement revenue for small to...

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