Food Law & Policy

This Startup Brews Beer with Surplus Bread. Here’s Why.

Originally published by MACH on February 22, 2018. Written by Denise Chow.  If you’re passionate about craft brews and green living, how about raising a glass of beer made from leftover bread? Toast Ale launched in the U.K. in 2015 […]

Missed our Food Recovery Entrepreneurs Webinar Series? Watch them all here!

We are excited to share all of the webinars from our Food Recovery Entrepreneurs webinar series, which addressed some of the most pressing issues and ideas in the food recovery space, including policy, behavior change, strategic partnerships, farm surplus management, […]

Introducing new logos for CHLPI, HLPC, & FLPC

Notice anything different at  Today we have launched new logos for the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School and its two clinics – the Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Health […]

Bipartisan Nutrition Group Kicks Off in House

Originally published by on Wednesday, January 25, 2018. Written by Helena Bottemiller Evich. A small bipartisan working group focused on using nutrition to improve the nation’s health formally launched in the House on Wednesday, just in time for the 2018 […]

Food is Medicine: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue

On January 17, 2018, CHLPI’s Faculty Director, Robert Greenwald, spoke at the Food is Medicine: Addressing Hunger as a Health Issue panel discussion. The briefing kicked off the launch of a new bipartisan Food is Medicine Working Group within the House Hunger Caucus. […]

Watch the recording of Andy Fisher’s Book Talk at Harvard Law School

Andy Fisher came to Harvard Law School on December 5, 2017 for a book talk, sponsored by Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic and the Harvard Food Law Society. In his new book, Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance […]

Could 2018 be a Big Year for Food Recovery Legislation?

Originally published by Waste360 on December 21, 2017. Written by Arlene Karidis. The new year could be monumental for H.R. 3444—The Food Recovery Act, its supporters hope, if efforts to tie some provisions to the 2018 discussions on the farm bill […]

In Defense Of SNAP

Written by Jane Jeong, student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic, Fall 2017. SNAP is already the nation’s “most effective” economic stimulus program. The political battle over the 2018 Farm Bill is already well underway and—if rhetoric from the […]

D-SNAP Modernization: Simple Reforms To Help The Most Vulnerable

Written by Tammuz Huberman, student in the Food Law and Policy Clinic, Fall 2017. Months after Hurricane Irma, thousands of people are lining up in Miami to sign up for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits, or D-SNAP. More than 30,000 people registered […]

Employment And Training Vital For SNAP Participants

Written by  Imani Tisdale, student in the Fall 2017 Food Law and Policy Clinic. Oklahoman Bryan Parker is one of the 42 million Americans served by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or “SNAP.” He is also a perfect example of why […]