The state is facing a $1.8 billion shortfall and there's a proposal to eliminate funding for Farm to School and School garden grants in Oregon. The Joint Ways and Means Committee (which writes the legislative budget) is holding a series of town hall events to give Oregonians a chance to provide input into the 2017-19 biennial state budget,
If you can make it to your local listening session - schedule below - please support House Bill 2038, sponsored by Brian Clem, to maintain full funding for Oregon's fantastic Farm to School and School Garden program.
Salem - Friday, February 10, 5 to 7 p.m.
Hearing Room F
Oregon State Capitol: 900 Court Street NE, Salem
Portland - Saturday, February 11, Noon to 2 p.m.
Main Mall, Amo DeBernardis CC Building
PCC, Sylvania campus:
12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland