Governor Brown Signs “Farm to Fork” Legislation


SACRAMENTO – As the Sacramento region celebrates “Farm-to-Fork Week,” Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to support farm-to-fork agriculture and expand access to healthy foods.

The Governor signed the following bills today:

– AB 1789 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – Pesticides: neonicotinoids: reevaluation: determination: control measures.
– AB 1871 by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) – Agricultural products: direct marketing: certified farmers’ markets.
– AB 1990 by Assemblymember Richard S. Gordon (D-Menlo Park) – Food production. A signing message can be found here.
– AB 2218 by Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Electricity and natural gas rates.
– AB 2241 by Assemblymember Susan T. Eggman (D-Stockton) – Local government: agricultural land.
– AB 2413 by Assemblymember John A. PĂ©rez (D-Los Angeles) – The Office of Farm to Fork.
– AB 2561 by Assemblymember Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) – Personal agriculture: restrictions.

For full text of the bills, visit: