2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 16-18, 2023 | St.Louis, MO

Tori Oto

Clinical Fellow

Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic


Tori Oto joined the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic in August 2022 as a Clinical Fellow. Her portfolio focuses on advancing federal and state policies that reduce food waste and loss, increase food access, and ensure greater equity in the American food system. Tori received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, her B.A. in Geography and B.A. in Global Studies from UCLA, and she is a licensed member of the California Bar.


Thursday, May 18th

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Insights from the Town Hall: Working with Local Governments to Drive Food Waste Policy

Breakout Session (Running Concurrently)

Policy is unique in its power to provide a mandate that can move the food system to action — and throughout the last few years, a range of policies have been enacted to support efforts across the food system to cut the amount of food lost or wasted. This session will cover the key elements of successful policy at the state and local levels, ensuring that all stakeholders' need are incorporated into policy development and implementation, and mechanisms for measuring progress.

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