Laurie Ristino
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Laurie Ristino is the inaugural director of the Center for Agriculture and Food Systems at Vermont Law School and previously served as a senior counsel at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.

Opinion | The 2018 Farm Bill Battle Lines Have Been Drawn: Here’s What You Can Do

Every four years, a new Farm Bill must be passed by the U.S. Congress. This massive piece of legislation covers many different aspects of food and agriculture in the United States—from nutritional assistance for low-income communities to subsidies for farmers to conservation of natural resources.