Counseling the Local Food Movement in New York (Part 2)

Production Date: November 18, 2013 Practice Areas: Law Practice Management, Science & Technology Law, Life Sciences, and Food, Beverage, & Agriculture Estimated Length: 4621 minutes


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After viewing Part 1 of Cari Rincker’s series on “Counseling the Local Food Movement in New York,” attorneys will gain a deeper understanding of the laws affecting the local food movement in NY, in advance of their eventual application of these laws as newly crowned or recently advanced agriculture law attorneys.


Among the areas of law to be discussed within the course are: urban and suburban agriculture; on-farm poultry slaughter; agriculture districts and the right-to-farm law; labor law; regulation of meat and eggs sold in intrastate commerce in New York; and, the National Organic Program. In their totality, Parts 1 & 2 of this course will give attorneys a greater understanding of the myriad of legal issues affecting the local food movement.

Learning Objectives:       

I.     Identify potential land use and zoning issues affecting urban and suburban agriculture

II.    Consider agriculture districts in New York and applicability of the Right-to-Farm law

III.   Defend a Right-to-Farm law case through the NY State Agriculture Mediation Program (“NYSAMP”)

IV.   Abide by the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) minimum wage requirements

V.    Distinguish volunteers and employees as per “FLSA” minimum wage requirements

VI.   Advise farms and agri-businesses on intern, apprenticeship and volunteer labor standards

VII.  Understand then regulatory framework for meat and eggs sold only in New York

VIII. Decipher the laws affecting on-farm poultry slaughter in New York

IX.   Read and apply the National Organic Program and its application procedures.

Alex K.
New York, NY

Very good 2 part course.

Allen B.
Staten Island, NY

Very thorough and useful presentation on, so to speak, the parts of farming that have to be licensed. Particularly for New York State. The presenter has a point about the City of Syracuse's odd position on the wildness of domestic cattle.

amy l.
Hudson, NY

excellent program!

David E. S.
Springfield Township, NJ

Good primer on a topic more vast than I imagined!

New York, NY


Ruth R.
Queensbury, NY

An excellent job, presentation. I tis obvious that this practitioner is serious and dedicated to her practice areas and to sharing her extensive knowledge and experience with other practitioners. Great!

Karl O.
Sodus, NY

Good overview of the topics.

Cristina S.
Manhattan, NY

Good speaker!

Wil H.
Seaford, NY

I enjoyed the sections on organic labeling and animal zoning.