Vermont Law School blog articles featuring stories and projects about food and agricultural law and policy, food justice, gleaning, and more. From opinions on what's really going on with GMO labeling laws to projects the Food and Agriculture Clinic is currently working on with the USDA, learn what's going on in the world of food and agriculture from the VLS perspective.
August 15, 2016
VLS Alum Meghan Jeans, director of the Boston aquarium's Conservation Programs, is leading an effort to advance seafood sustainability.
August 13, 2016
VLS Alum Paige Tomaselli's '04 work for the Center for Food Safety has helped protect animals, the environment and public health, all while fighting "factory farms."
August 11, 2016
Nancy and Walter Warner '12 have been able to grow their unique jam business, thanks in large part to Walter's legal education and externships.
August 9, 2016
As a first-year law student Huyffer aspired to be a principled small-town lawyer like Atticus Finch. Instead, her days now begin with four a.m. milking, arranging logistics for a dairy business, and caring for her children—four boys, ages six to thirteen.
August 7, 2016
While it’s become common in recent years to espouse the virtues of small, localized farming, Michael Formica isn’t one of the movement’s evangelists. "I’m ‘Big Bacon,’” he says, with a laugh.
August 5, 2016
Scott Cullen '97 and GRACE Communications Foundation are cultivating relationships where philanthropy and public policy touch the overlapping spheres of food, water, and energy.
August 3, 2016
Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and food systems is on a mission to improve the way a nation grows and distributes its food. It's a place where students can get their hands dirty.