Announcing the Legal Food Hub’s 2024 Winter Webinar Series!
Join the Legal Food Hub on Zoom each Thursday between February 15 and March 7, from noon to 1:15 pm ET. Each free webinar will cover a different legal topic related to your food or farm business. Submit your questions when you register or ask our presenters live! We look forward to seeing you!
Remote CART captioning is available upon request, in addition to automated captioning.
February 15: Cooperatives
Attorney Erika Dunyak, Vermont Law and Graduate School
Cooperatives as a business structure help maximize their resources and distribute profits equally among members. They can also foster a strong community since members work and vote alongside each other. Join this session to learn about the different types of cooperatives and what to consider before filing.
February 22: Agricultural Labor Laws
Attorney Sean Fontes, Partridge Snow & Hahn
Understanding guidelines for classifying employees (intern, part-time, seasonal, full-time, etc.) is important for remaining in compliance with labor laws. Join Attorney Sean Fontes to learn about employee rights, benefits, minimum wage, pay equity, and overtime for different employee types. This session will be informational for employers at all stages of hiring but especially for first-time employers.
February 29th: Easements
Attorneys Andrew Marchev, Christina Reiter, and Veronica Gassert; Three Rivers Law
Easements on a piece of property significantly influence how land can be used. Attorneys Andrew Marchev, Christina Reiter, and Veronica Gassert will present the different types of easements and common conditions found in each.
March 7: Branding Best Practices
Christina Licursi, Wolf Greenfield
As a small business owner, you want to develop and protect your brand, but you don’t yet have the funds to file for trademark protection. Attorney Christina Licursi will cover steps you can take to have some level of protection from the beginning as well as when to take the plunge and file for protection.