2013 Policy Highlights

Grow Montana’s 2013 Legislative Priorities In the 2013 legislature, Grow Montana promoted sensible and sustainable food policy, serving as the driving force behind bills to jump-start Farm to School efforts in the state and support Montana’s network of...

2011 Policy Highlights

Grow Montana’s 2011 Legislative Priorities Another Legal Win for Local Food Entrepreneurs! The 2011 Legislature continues to support technical assistance for Montanans who want to develop our homegrown food and energy infrastructure. Secure funding for four...

2009 Policy Highlights

Grow Montana’s 2009 Legislative Priorities A Bill to Support Six Established Montana Food and Agricultural Development Centers (HB 583) Montanans want a safe and stable food and energy supply. We could meet that demand ourselves, but we lack critical food...

2007 Policy Highlights

Grow Montana 2007 Legislative Priorities Montana food to institutions (SB 328) Allows public institutions more flexibility to buy Montana-produced food through an optional exemption in the Montana Procurement Act. Current law requires public institutions, such as...

2005 Policy Highlights

Grow Montana’s 2005 Legislative Session Priorities Mobile Meat Processing (HB 484) Grow Montana led the winning legislative campaign to authorize the Montana Department of Livestock to inspect mobile meat slaughter units. By harvesting animals on-farm in an inspected...