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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   
Jessica A. Chittenden
518-457-3136
jessica.chittenden@agriculture.ny.gov


October 05, 2009

New York State Thruway to Offer More Locally Grown Products

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at New Baltimore Thruway Travel Plaza Store

New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker will be at the New Baltimore Thruway travel plaza on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:00 am to announce a new agreement that will provide Thruway travelers with more options to obtain a fresh, locally grown and nutritious snack.  This win-win agreement will also help New York’s rural economy and local farmers.

All media are invited and encouraged to attend.

WHO:             New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker

Michael Fleischer, Executive Director of the New York State Thruway Authority

WHAT:          Locally grown products to be offered on New York State Thruway

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:       New Baltimore Travel Plaza on the New York State Thruway

Located in between exits 21A and 21B on I-87 and accessible from either the northbound or southbound lanes. 

For more information regarding the announcement, please contact Jessica Ziehm with the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets at 518-457-3136 (office) or 518-527-3949 (cell).

 


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