“School food reflects the food system as a whole,” said Kathy Lawrence at the opening symposium of today’s FamilyFarmed Expo. Where yesterday’s sessions focused largely on the economic nitty-gritty—how to connect food entrepreneurs to cash and customers—today’s dealt with policy on micro and macro levels. And politics, too—speakers like Lawrence, whose organization School Food Focus advocates for healthy and sustainable options for school districts, painted in both broad and close strokes. “Enlightened institutional purchasing,” she said, is crucial to ending hunger, obesity, and disease.