Food Law & Policy

FLPC and ReFED Launch the U.S. Food Waste Policy Finder

Today, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, in partnership with ReFED, a multi-stakeholder non-profit committed to reducing U.S food waste, released a new tool that will aid advocates, policymakers, investors, businesses, and nonprofits in improving the food waste […]

On the Ground, In the Ground in North Carolina

Written by Kait Beach, current student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic.  Tilth. I had trouble even wrapping my tongue around the word at first, but the meaning was clear enough to see. We travelled to Durham, North Carolina […]

Food Waste Reduction Workshop in Toronto, Canada

Written by Dominique Trudelle, current student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic.   As a Continuing Clinical student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic this semester, I spent two days at the North American Workshop on Food Waste Reduction […]

Skill Building in the Food Law and Policy Clinic

Written  by Tyler Mordecai, current student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic. I took the Food Law and Policy (FLPC) seminar last year, and I enjoyed the material so much that I decided to enroll in the Clinic this […]

Assisting Personal Responsibility: Using Nudges to Reduce Sugar Consumption

The United States is experiencing as an epidemic of diet-related diseases, driven at least in part by Americans’ over-consumption of sugar, especially through Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSBs). Reducing our intake of sugar will take more than just encouraging “personal responsibility,” […]

Round-up of Media Coverage for FLPC’s Blueprint for a National Food Strategy

On March 13, 2017, the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School released the Blueprint for a National Food Strategy. The report marks the culmination of an 18-month […]

Reflecting on my work with the Food Law and Policy Clinic

Originally published by Harvard Law School’s Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs on March 24, 2017. Written by Drake Carden, J.D. ’17 I have always taken an interest in food and how our food system operates, but had not done […]

New York City Food Policy Center
 Interviews FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib

Alexina Cather, MPH, Deputy Director and Managing Editor at New York City Food Policy Center recently interviewed FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib for their blog.  Read the interview, published March 22, 2017, below. Emily Broad Leib is the Director of the Harvard […]

FLPC Calls for a National Food Strategy with the Release of New Report

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS) at Vermont Law School are excited to announce release of a groundbreaking report, Blueprint for a National Food Strategy. Today’s release marks the […]

Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School and Natural Resources Defense Council Offer Federal Policy Recommendations to Increase Donation of Wholesome Food and Reduce the 40% of Food Wasted in the U.S.

Today, the Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School (FLPC) and the Natural Resources Defense Council, released Don’t Waste, Donate: Enhancing Food Donations through Federal Policy presenting actions the federal government should take to better align federal laws […]