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