Food Law Student Leadership Summit 2019

The Food Law Student Leadership Summit convenes law students from around the country who share a passion for creating an equitable, transparent, healthy, and sustainable food system. Food law and policy is a fast-growing field within the legal profession and society at large. The 2019 Summit will be held April 5-7th in Washington, D.C. at the Georgetown […]

Cows, Corn, and Crap

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 3007 Cambridge, MA

The food system—from fertilizer manufacturing to production and distribution to food waste in landfills—is responsible for 25 - 30% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  Agriculture is also uniquely threatened by climate change.  As a result, there is growing consensus that the food system—what we eat and how we grow it—requires major change in order to protect our health, […]

The Green New Deal and the Future of Food

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, Room 1023 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

This panel brings together three leading food system advocates to examine the Green New Deal and the future of food. They will propose ways to strengthen the current plan, while also exploring its potential to create a new coalition in rural America focused on the fight for economic, environmental, and racial justice. PANELISTS: Peter Lehner, […]

What’s in My Food and Why is it There?

CHLPI Conference Room 1607 Massachusetts Avenue, 4th Floor, Cambridge, MA

Food may contain a number of intended (e.g., ingredients) and unintended (e.g., pathogenic or spoilage microbes) substances.  These have implications for safety and quality that may in turn result in our tendency to waste food.  Cameron Faustman, UConn professor and visiting scholar at the Food Law and Policy Clinic this semester, will provide a brief […]

Land Loss, Wealth, and Reparations

Harvard Law School, Austin Hall 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

    REGISTER TO ATTEND Wed, October 16, 2019 | 6-8PM | Harvard Law School, Austin Hall North Black farmers owned over 16 million acres of land in 1910, a time when black families owned “the largest amount of property they would ever own in the United States,” according to one scholar. These farmers were […]

The Lack of Nutrition Training for Doctors: A Costly Void in Medical Education

Cannon House Office Building Room 421 27 Independence Ave SE Washington, DC 20003 Cannon House Office Building Room 421 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC

Click here register to attend  Fri, October 18, 2019| 8:45 AM – 11:00 AM ET | Cannon House Office Building, Room 421, 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003 Although diet and nutrition are fundamental to addressing today’s most common and costly health conditions, US physicians receive minimal nutrition education in medical school, and typically […]

Collateral Consequences: Examining the Impact of Incarceration on Food Insecurity

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 1019 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Please join the HLS Mississippi Delta Project for our annual Delta Celebration. We’ll be joined by Dr. Kecia Johnson, Assistant Professor at Mississippi State University and Co-Director of the Mississippi Food Insecurity Project. Lunch served! Dr. Johnson's presentation will provide a conceptual framework for understanding how individuals with a felony drug conviction may be at […]

11th Annual Harvard Delta Celebration

Harvard Law School, Harkness South Dining Room

Join us for this annual celebration of the work students and faculty from HLS and other Harvard University schools are doing to improve health, economic, and social conditions in the Mississippi Delta. The event is open to anyone from the Harvard community – from those who have worked in the region to those who are simply interested […]

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