On Friday September 28, Vermont Law School will hold its inaugural Conference on Agriculture and Food Systems to help mark the launch of the law school’s new Center for Agriculture and Food Systems. The conference website and conference brochure are available here:


The keynote address will be presented by Kathleen A. Merrigan, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.

Panel speakers will include other government officials, academic experts, and farmers and other food producers. Some of the participants in this list who will be speaking at the conference include Marc Mihaly (newly installed VLS Dean and President), Robert Adler, Jan Laitos, Laurie Beyranevand, Lisa Heinzerling, Rebecca Bratspies, David Wirth, Michelle Nowlin and Bill Eubanks.