Center for Agriculture and Food Systems

CAFS educates students through a comprehensive array of residential and online courses, as well as through the Food and Agriculture Clinic. Students can choose to specialize in Food and Agriculture Law, pursue a JD Certificate in Food and Agriculture Law, and a Master's, or LLM degree in Food and Agriculture Law and Policy. CAFS' diverse course offerings, Food and Agriculture clinic, and varied degree options give students the opportunity to explore food and agriculture law from a variety of perspectives and experiences.

CAFS is also a center for research and advocacy. As a clinician in the Food and Agriculture Clinic or through our Research Assistant program, students can work with local, regional, national, and international partners and engage in law and policy work geared toward addressing food systems challenges related to the environment, public health, the economy, food security, and animal welfare. Working with project partners, students can develop legal tools and policy recommendations for stakeholders across the food system, including farmers, food producers, food entrepreneurs, distributors, consumers, legislators, and administrators.