The Double SNAP Dollars Bill passed the House Human Services Committee on with a vote of 14-5. Read the updated bill HERE and the Fact Sheet HERE. Stay tuned for future action alerts from us after the transmittal break.
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Looking to learn more about soil health and get connected to a community on the cutting edge of soil health across the country? Check out NCAT’s Soil Health Innovation Conference, happening March 8-9, 2021. Register at this link: https://soilinnovations.ncat.org/register/
Grow Montana has a history of helping develop state legislation that is collaborative and based on common sense. We urge our representatives to oppose SB 199, an unnecessary and potentially damaging bill that interjects language in existing law that has not been vetted by agencies or the public. The bill disregards existing state law and […]
Today, the Montana Senate will vote on the Soil Health Subcommittee Bill (SB180). We need your help to make sure Montana’s senators vote in favor of soil health and pass SB 180. Please contact your senator today (phone and email guidance below). You can find your elected officials and their contact information by visiting https://leg.mt.gov/legislator-lookup/. […]
On 2/26/21 the Senate Natural Resources Committee passed the Soil Health Subcommittee Bill (SB 180) 7-5. SB 180 is now moving to the Senate floor and will go up for vote in the next week. We need your help to make sure Montana’s senators vote in favor of soil health and pass SB 180. You […]
Prior to COVID-19, 1 in 10 Montanans, including more than 36,000 children, struggled to afford all the food they need. Food insecurity in Montana is projected to increase by nearly 30% in 2020, with an additional 32,000 Montanans at risk of hunger. Many of these families participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP) to […]
The COOL Bill HB 324 was tabled in the House Agriculture Committee last week, but stay tuned because the Senate version of COOL is still live! Check out the bill language for SB 210 on the state legislature’s website here and learn what you can do to get it passed through the Senate Agriculture Committee […]
On 2/17/21 the Senate Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on the Soil Health Subcommittee Bill SB 180, and now we need your help to make sure senators on the committee vote in favor of soil health: Jeffrey Welborn (SD 36) in Dillon, MT: (406) 949-6070 or (406) 988-0090 Jason Small (SD 21) in Busby, […]
Farm to School is most successful when diverse community members and stakeholders take part in implementation. If you are interested in “Digging Deeper” and learning more about Farm to School, consider attending the Montana Farm to School Summit in August. Learn and share how Montana schools and programs are cultivating success through the core elements […]
Since 2005, Grow Montana has advocated for changes in state policies that would strengthen Montana’s food and agriculture economies. The coalition has since led projects on food systems research, producing education materials, and stewarded policy change to support Montana’s food producers.