Speaking

Speaker, Agriculture, Law, and the Environment, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT, September 25, 2017.

Presenter, Startup Law 101:  Getting Your Legal Ducks In a Row, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, MN, April 12, 2017.

Presenter, Organic Agriculture Bill: Drafting Instructions, Working Group Meeting on Organic Agriculture Legislation, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization TCP/MAR/3502 - Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius, Quatre Bornes, Mauritius, March 15, 2017.

Speaker, Lawyers for Good Food, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, February 10, 2017.

Facilitator, Organic Agriculture Legislation Working Group Meeting, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization TCP/MAR/3502 - Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius, Reduit, Mauritius, October 20, 2016.

Keynote Address, The Organic Food Chain: Creating Trust Through Law, Opening Ceremony for Workshop on Organic Agriculture Legislation, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization TCP/MAR/3502 - Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius, Domaine Les Pailles, Mauritius, October 19, 2016.

Presenter, Organic Agriculture Legislation: Stakeholder Training Session, Workshop on Organic Agriculture Legislation, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization TCP/MAR/3502 - Support for the development of organic farming and institutional capacity building in Mauritius, Domaine Les Pailles, Mauritius, October 19, 2016.

Presenter, Sustainable Farm Leases: Basics, Sustainability, and Beyond, Vermont Law School Center for Agricultural and Food Systems, South Royalton, VT, September 8, 2016.

Speaker, Trademark & General Legal Q&A, Midwest Pantry Meetup Event, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 20, 2016.

Panelist, WE Scale: The 5 Ws of Resourcing Your Startup, WE+ Collaboration, COCO Collaborative and Coworking Space, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 18, 2016.

Panelist, Leveraging Strategic Partners to Finance Your Business, 2016 Women in Entrepreneurship Conference, University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 31, 2016.

Presenter, 2nd Annual Good Food Law Workshop Series, January – February 2016.

Panelist, Movers and Shakers in Food Law and Policy, Harvard Food Law Student Leadership Summit, Harvard Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, October 3, 2015.

Presenter, All The Law That’s Fit To Eat: Food Law in the News, Minnesota CLE, Minneapolis, MN, September 30, 2015.

Moderator, Supersize Your Food Business: Build Your Team Panel, Twin Cities Startup Week, Minneapolis, MN, September 11, 2015.

Presenter, Law in the Grocery Aisle:  All About The USDA National Organic Program, Minnesota State Bar Association New Lawyers Section CLE Program, May 14, 2015. 

Presenter, Building Strong Business Relationships, Good Food Law Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, March 31, 2015.

Presenter, Good Food Labeling & Marketing, Good Food Law Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, February 25, 2015.

Presenter, Legal Questions Asked & Answered, 2015 Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota Annual Conference, St. Joseph, MN, February 14, 2015.

Presenter, Building & Protecting Your Brand, Good Food Law Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, January 28, 2015.

Panelist, Pesticide Drift: Farmers & Lawyers Share Their Stories, 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference, St. Cloud, MN, January 9, 2015.

Presenter, Scaling Up Your Local Food Business, Good Food Law Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, December 9, 2014.

Presenter, Sign on the Dotted Line: Sustainable Lease Law Basics & Beyond, 2013 National Young Farmers' Conference, Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, Pocantico Hills, NY, December 5, 2013.

Presenter, Leases: Sustainability & Beyond, 2013 National Conference for Women in Sustainable Agriculture, Des Moines, IA, November 7, 2013.

Presenter, Contracts & Long Term Leases: Strategies for Beginning Farmers, MOSES Organic Conference, LaCrosse, WI, February 23, 2013.

Presenter, Pesticide Drift: What the Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Means for Your Organic Status, Minnesota Organic Conference, St. Cloud, MN, January 12, 2013.

Presenter, Farmers’ Guide to Organic Contracts, USDA National Institute on Food and Agriculture Project Directors Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 4, 2012.

Presenter, Organic Grain Contracts:  Legal Strategies for Organic Grain Farmers, MOSES Organic Conference, LaCrosse, WI, February 25, 2012 and OFARM Annual Board Meeting, Beatrice, NE (via webinar), September 6, 2012.

Presenter, Contract Basics & Beyond:  Legal Strategies for Organic Farmers, Minnesota Organic Conference, St. Cloud, MN, January 13, 2012.