Reforming Food Systems with Nancy E. Roman
In this episode of Repast, Diana Winters and Nancy E. Roman, President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), discuss Nancy’s journey to transforming the food landscape, and look at some of PHA’s most significant campaigns. These include Pass the Love with Waffles + Mochi, a food equity campaign held in conjunction with Michelle Obama’s Netflix show about good food, and its Healthy Hunger Relief initiative, where PHA is working to improve the nutritional profile at our nation’s food banks.Nancy and Diana also discuss some of the most important food system action items Nancy would like to see happen in both the Biden administration and on a global scale, and look forward to the upcoming PHA Summit as well as the UN’s 2021 Food Systems Summit, a potentially transformative moment in food systems reform. Diana Winters is the Deputy Director of the Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy at UCLA Law.Nancy E. Roman is the President and CEO of Partnership for a Healthier America. You can read Nancy E. Roman’s latest blog post on reforming the food system here.You can register for the PHA 2021 Summit, to be held virtually on May 12, 2021, at 10am PT/1pm EST, here.You can find more information about the UN’s 2021 Food Systems Summit here.