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Marne Coit


Nelson Hall 4322


Area(s) of Expertise

  • Agricultural, Environmental and Food Law

Marne Coit joined the ARE faculty in 2016. Her research and teaching focuses on agricultural and food law and policy. She currently teaches agricultural law, and has also taught food law and policy. Dr. Coit earned her Master’s degree in Environmental Law and JD from Vermont Law School and her LLM in Food and Agricultural Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. She has worked in various aspects of agriculture and the food system for more than 20 years, with a focus on the legal issues related to local food.

Important Links:

ARE Hemp Law Page

NC State Extension Industrial Hemp Page

ARE 306 QM Certified


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Top Publications

Jumping on the next bandwagon: An overview of the policy and legal aspects of the local food movement

Legal Issues in Local Food Systems

Support for Local Food in the 2014 Farm Bill


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Master of Laws in Agricultural Law, University of Arkansas School of Law (2007)