Food Law & Policy

New Frontiers in Homemade Food

Written by Amy Hoover, FLPC summer intern and Cottage Food Laws in America report co-author An innovative bill on the verge of being signed into law in California could create a new frontier in the state laws that allow cooks […]

29 Little Ways to Cut Back on Food Waste

Prevention magazine recently wrote an article full of ideas to reduce food waste, quoting FLPC Director Emily Broad Leib in the article.   Excerpt below: Give milk the sniff test Think the “sell by” or “use by” dates are there […]

Take Two Carrots and Call Me in the Morning

Originally published by Stateline for Pew Charitable Trust on September 7, 2018. Written by Marsha Mercer. Half a century after Americans began fighting hunger with monthly food stamps, the nation’s physicians and policymakers are focusing more than ever on what’s […]

FLPC Welcomes New Clinical Fellow, Brian Fink

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic is welcoming a new clinical fellow to the team. Brian Fink joins the clinic in September 2018 as a Clinical Fellow. Brian was the Farm and Food Legal Fellow at Yale Law School. […]

FLPC Releases Cottage Food Laws in the United States Report

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) announces a new report, Cottage Food Laws in the United States. Building on its 2013 report, FLPC’s new report examines trends in cottage food laws and provides recommendations to strengthen […]

Healthy Kids, Healthy Learning Symposium in Navajo Nation

This blog post was written by Amy Radding Hoover, summer intern with the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic. In July, Diné Food Sovereignty Alliance (DFSA) convened advocates from across Navajo Nation to discuss Farm to School — programs […]

FLPC Presents to Attendees of the Delta Regional Forum Conference Population Health, Development, and Entrepreneurial Problem Solving

This blog post was written by Kyla Kaplan and Tess Pocock, summer interns with the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic. On Wednesday, July 19th, FLPC interns Kyla Kaplan and Tess Pocock along with their clinical instructor Nicole Negowetti, […]

CHLPI Welcomes New Team Member Andrea Kunst

The Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) welcomes Andrea Kunst to the team as theFoundations and Corporate Relations Officer! Andrea Kunst has practiced philanthropic fundraising, strategic advancement, and non-profit organization management for twenty years. She is an accomplished fundraising generalist […]

Food Waste Still a Priority in Latest Farm Bill

Originally published by Waste Dive on July 11, 2018. Written by Cole Rosengren. Dive Brief: The Senate’s latest Farm Bill draft—passed as the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 on June 28—still contains multiple relevant items on food waste, according to analysis by the […]

Senate Farm Bill Includes Important Measures to Address Food Waste

Introduction 40 percent of food in the U.S. goes to waste each year, causing economic and ecological harm. Given the importance of preventing unnecessary food loss and providing wholesome food to those in need, there is a growing movement to […]