<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Assemblywoman Addie Russell, D-Theresa, says the budget includes a pilot program to give school districts reimbursements when they purchase local food grown in New York.</p>
<p>The budget allocates $300,000 to the Adirondack North Country Association to oversee the farm to school program specifically targeting schools in the North Country to help purchase food from regional farmers, Russell said.</p>
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