Questions and answers from a recent town hall meeting about the $16 billion available to Pennsylvania farmers in direct relief payments.
Today's troubles are temporary. These times will pass; but in the meantime, Pennsylvanians shouldn't worry about food.
If you've been wondering how help your community during this time, we've rounded up some opportunities.
Up to $3 Billion in agricultural products are planned to be purchased and distributed by USDA.
COVID-19 GUIDANCE: Prevention Practices for Food Banks and Food Pantries
COVID-19 GUIDANCE: Regionalized Priority Testing for Agriculture
COVID-19: Modifications to Seasonal Farm Labor Camp Requirements
Includes: Food manufacturers, processors, warehouses, and distributors
COVID-19 GUIDANCE: Interstate Transportation of Bees
COVID-19 GUIDANCE: Community Gardens
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