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Food Talk Radio comes to VLS

April 1, 2013

"Food Talk Radio"—A 30-minute radio show has been launched by the Vermont Law School (VLS) Center for Agriculture and Food systems and Vermont Law students who are passionate about food and agriculture issues.

Produced by VLS students in cooperation with Royalton Community Radio, "Food Talk Radio" episodes are available online ( and cover topics of both local and national interest concerning food, agriculture, policy, and the law.

The first episode covers the following topics:

  • Emily Lyons '14 on the Farm Bill;
  • Interview with the owners of the hot local eatery in South Royalton, Vermont—The Worthy Burger;
  • A debate on labeling genetically modified foods;
  • Interview with Vermont farmer and former Vermont state representative, David Ainsworth; and an
  • Interview with VLS President and Dean Marc Mihaly on VLS's role in training next generation of legal experts in food and agriculture.
  • "I'm thrilled with the creativity of this first episode," said Laurie Ristino, Director of the Center for Food and Agriculture Systems at Vermont Law School. "There is so much to discuss both nationally and locally in Vermont about the role of law in food and agriculture. Food Talk Radio is a dynamic forum for bringing together people interested in these issues."


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