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Wednesday, December 6 • 3:45pm - 5:15pm
Government Programs for Small Farmers: Loans, Grants, and Cost-Sharing FILLING

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Trying to buy or rent land? Need a high tunnel? Interested in adopting a soil-conserving crop rotation or processing your crops into value-added products? There's government money for that. Beginning farmers and their advocates have fought for decades to develop government-funded programs that can help you launch your career in farming. Even as these programs have grown numerous, finding the right program and navigating the application process can seem daunting. Join Harvard Law Clinical Fellow Lee Miller as he introduces some of the grant, loan and cost-share programs that can help you start or grow your young farming enterprise.

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Lee Miller

Clinical Fellow, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic
Lee Miller is a 2017 Stone Barns Exchange Fellow. Lee’s experiences launching the Duke Campus Farm inspired him to embark on a career in food law, as he sought to maximize his impact on food systems with a focus on policy. After obtaining a Master of Environmental Management (MEM) degree from Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment, Lee earned a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Yale Law School, where he co-founded the Yale Food Law Society. Currently, Lee works as a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Law School’s... Read More →


Wednesday December 6, 2017 3:45pm - 5:15pm
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