Food Better Campaign and Deans’ Food System Challenge Gain Media Attention

The Harvard Gazette

From farm to table and everything in between
September 29, 2014

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“Individuals and communities can improve the food system, according to members of the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, which has launched a yearlong, University-wide focus on how to make food distribution more equitable, sustainable, and nutritious…The Food Better campaign will run alongside the Deans’ Food System Challenge, a challenge in the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) that invites creative and entrepreneurial students to develop innovative ideas to improve the health, social, and environmental outcomes of the food system, both in the United States and around the world…’Food is a universal issue, because everyone eats,’ said Emily Broad Leib, director of the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic. ‘We’re hoping with this campaign to show Harvard’s ongoing commitment to improving our food system. And we’re hoping students will get involved and take away ideas about how individuals can improve the food system.'”

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The Harvard Crimson

‘Food Better’ Campaign Kicks Off
September 30, 2014

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“The Food Better campaign kicked off with a presentation at the Harvard Community Garden on Monday, one in a week-long series of events designed to improve student awareness on all issues related to food….’We have so much brain power and creative energy across the University that if we can harness that, and encourage students to come up with innovative ideas about the food system and about improving the food system, we can really make a major impact,’ said Ona J. Balkus, a clinical fellow at the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic.”

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