In this episode of Repast, Michael Roberts interviews Senator Tom Harkin on his years in Congress and his significant impact on food policy, the Harkin Institute and its focus on wellness and nutrition--including the Institute's upcoming symposium on food as medicine--and the opportunities Senator Harkin sees for food policy with the Biden administration .
Michael T. Roberts is the Executive Director of the Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy at UCLA Law.
Senator Tom Harkin represented Iowa in the United States Congress for more than four decades. He served Iowa’s 5th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985, and was a U.S. Senator from 1985 to 2015.
You can read about and register for the 2021 Harkin on Wellness Symposium on March 8-9, 2021 here.
Music by Ike Winters.