Event to Celebrate Local Food at Montana Capitol

The Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition is partnering with the Montana Farm to School Leadership Team to hold an event at the Montana Capitol in Helena on Monday, March 27. “Local Food Day at the Capitol” is geared toward showing the impact of Montana-grown food on the...

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Summit Action Plans, Other Materials Available

Following the successful Governor’s Local Food and Agriculture Summit in October 2016, the Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition has been busy compiling and distributing information from the event. Grow Montana encourages interested parties to keep an eye on the “Follow...

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Governor’s Local Food and Ag Summit 2016: Setting Goals

University of Montana students Douglas Simpson and James Drysdale talk with Gov. Steve Bullock and other attendees about goals and strategies for boosting the state's economy through sustainable and value-added ag production during the Governor's Local Food and...

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Local Food & Agriculture Summit Coming Soon!

The Planning Committee for the Governor’s Local Food and Agriculture Summit continues to put the finishing touches on the event, which will take place on October 28-29, 2016, in Bozeman on the Montana State University campus.  The event will bring together people who...

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Department of Livestock Proposes New Dairy Rule

The Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition, which is housed at and coordinated by NCAT, is following developments by the Department of Livestock that could negatively impact small dairy producers and processors in Montana.  The department has proposed amending ARM...

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Public Comment Period Closes for Cottage Food Rules

At the end of July, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) published the rules it was considering adopting related to the implementation of the cottage food industry in Montana. DPHHS accepted public comments on the rules through August 27,...

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Submit Your Comments on Proposed Cottage Food Rules

The Grow Montana Food Policy Coalition, which is housed at and coordinated by NCAT, has been working to streamline and improve the state’s food-safety rules to make them work for Montana’s producers and food entrepreneurs. We had a big win during the 2015 Montana...

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