Intro to the Law and Policy of Agriculture, Food and the Environment

Professor(s)

Semester

2016 Summer-2 DL

About This Class

This survey course brings together American law impacting agriculture and food and explores the traditional divisions between agriculture, food, and environmental regulation. The course provides a hard look at the agriculture and food production sector and involves not only an examination of traditional farming and food safety policies but the ways in which these policies intersect with environmental law and health care policy, as well as important sectors from local land use planning to international trade. The emergence of local food movements also invites an exploration of new business models that provide for entrepreneurial activity in the food and food production space.
Approved for Master’s credit only.

Class Code

ENV5108.A

Subject

Unspecified