Transforming Our Food System

On November 30, 2016, Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, in partnership with the Union of Concerned Scientists, hosted four incredible speakers for a conversation about the need for a more coordinated approach to food policy in the United States.

The panel discussion, Transforming Our Food System, examined some of the current challenges for more strategic food policymaking, what the results of the Election mean for the future food policy, and what can be done to advance a more just, healthy, and sustainable food system.


  • Mark Bittman, Union of Concerned Scientists Fellow; former food columnist for the New York Times
  • Ricardo Salvador, PhD, Union of Concerned Scientists Food and Environment Program Director
  • Emily Broad Leib, JD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law; Director of the Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School


  • Kat Taylor, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Beneficial State Bank; Director of TomKat Ranch Educational Foundation

National Food Strategy Program