U.S. House Bill 4971: The Greening Food Deserts Act (2010)

The Greening Food Deserts Act creates a Department of Urban Agriculture, expands the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program, provides infrastructure funding for farmers' markets and provides technical assistance for backyard conservation and community garden programs. The bill also requires further evaluation of farmers' markets in the Census of Agriculture.

Downloadable Documents: 
H.R. 4971, 111th Cong. (2010).
Law Category: 
Legislative Updates