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CAFS offers a comprehensive sustainable food and agriculture law and policy program with residential, distance learning, and summer courses. Students can also gain clinical training in our Food and Agriculture Clinic, one of the few in the nation.

Online Learning

Earn a Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP) degree or LLM in Food and Agriculture Law degree online, or take food and agriculture law and policy courses online as a non-degree-seeking student.

Food and AgriculturE Law JD SPECIALIZATION

Vermont Law offers a systems-based curriculum to students who want to specialize in law and policy related to the food system. JD students specializing in Food and Agriculture Law can choose from an expansive list of courses related to food and agriculture.

Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP)

The Master of Food and Agriculture Law and Policy (MFALP) degree program is designed for students who want to pursue intensive study and practical training in food and agricultural law and policy. The MFALP degree program trains students to effectively engage the institutions and individuals that influence food and agriculture law and policy and formulate law and policy solutions.

LLM in Food and Agriculture Law

Designed for students who have already earned a law degree and wish to pursue intensive study and practical training in Food and Agriculture Law, the LLM is open to those who have graduated with a JD degree from a U.S. law school or have earned an equivalent degree in another country.

CERTIFICATE IN Food and Agriculture Law

This certificate offers students the opportunity to concentrate in coursework related to food and agriculture law without pursuing a Master’s degree.