Assemblymember Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes
Albany Office: Room 619 Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY 12248, (518) 455-5005
District Office: 792 E. Delavan Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215, 716-897-9714
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Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes

For Immediate Release
September 7, 2011
For More Information Call:
Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy
(518) 455-5203

Buffalo Food Policy Summit Goal "A Healthy Food System"

(Buffalo) - Assemblymember Crystal D. Peoples-Stokes (D-Buffalo) Chair of the Assembly's Task Force on Food, Farm and Nutrition Policy will be participating in the Buffalo Food Policy Summit that is planned for Sept. 20-21. The public forum on Economic Development and the Food System: Ideas for the Future is on Tuesday Sept. 20 from 5:30-7:00 pm at the Karpeles Library, 453 Porter Ave. Buffalo, NY. A research roundtable on Rebuilding Community Food Systems: Opportunities for Multi-Disciplinary Research is scheduled for Wednesday Sept. 21st from 2:30-4:00 pm at Harriman Hall on the UB South Campus. For more information, and to register, please visit:

As Chair of the Assembly's Task Force on Food Policy, Assemblymember Peoples-Stokes will be participating in a policymaker's forum and plans to continue the dialogue after the Summit to develop a legislative response to the Food System needs of Buffalo as well as the rest of the State.

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