Gillibrand to hold events in Fulton, Schoharie Counties

ALBANY, N.Y. – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
will hold events in Fulton and Schoharie Counties on Friday.

Gillibrand
will tour Fulton Montgomery Community College's Center for Engineering and
Technology, Electrical Technology – Nanotechnology Program in Johnstown.

She will then be joined in Middleburgh by area
farmers and youth participants from The Brotherhood / Sister Sol, a New York
City based not-for-profit that provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term
support services to youth who range in age from eight to twenty-one.  The
Senator will tour a “high-tunnel” to learn how crops are grown throughout the
winter months continuing to supply the food chain year round.

The
youth participants from The Brotherhood / Sister Sol are a part of a program to
encourage good nutrition, teach about sustainable agriculture and implement a
new initiative around urban farming.

 

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