Boston University School of Law

Boston Bar Association: Cultivating Local, Healthy Food: Urban Agriculture Initiatives & Pro Bono Opportunities

Summary

Boston Bar Association: Cultivating Local, Healthy Food: Urban Agriculture Initiatives & Pro Bono Opportunities

Description

Community residents, municipal leaders, and state agencies are working to increase access to healthy and affordable food in Massachusetts’ urban centers. Speakers at this brown bag panel will discuss the recently approved Boston Zoning Code Article 89 permitting urban agriculture, the role of lawyers in supporting residents engaging in urban / small scale - community based farming, and associated pro bono and public service opportunities available for attorneys interested in supporting urban agriculture efforts.

Sponsoring Section/Committee(s):

Environmental Law Public Service Committee
Health Law Social Action Committee

Speakers:

-Maria Mercurio
Boston Redevelopment Authority
-Jennifer K Rushlow
Conservation Law Foundation
-C. Dylan Sanders
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

Starts

12:30pm on Thursday, February 27th 2014

End Time

1:30pm

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Topics

Career Development Office, J.D. Central