Law School Opens Agriculture Center

10/05/10 6:06AM By Lynne McCrea

Vermont Law School in South Royalton says it will open a new center on agriculture and food.

It's is designed to support everyone from advocates to farmers who are part of the growing trend toward community-based agriculture.

Officials in the center will provide legal and policy advice so anyone in the food system can help to support a rural working landscape.

And the law school has opened a new Land Use Clinic that will help train lawyers and policy makers in a wide variety of land use issues.

The clinic's mission includes issues such as energy-efficient housing, pollution prevention, and healthy land-use lifestyles.

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