The Illinois Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Act
The Illinois Local Food, Farms and Jobs task force released their report last month and now that report has been translated into a bill in the Illinois State General Assembly (HB3990). It has passed the house and is now working its way through the state senate.
The bill is designed to build off of the goals set forth from the task force’s report. These goals are centered around economic and community development through the growth and support of our state’s food system.
Some of the specifics from the bill seek to:
You can read the full substance of of the bill here.
To support this important effort, contact your state senator and express your support for HB3990. You can search for your senator by your home address here.