John W. Hatch is a professor in the department of health behavior and health education in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in the 1960s, Hatch helped organize the Delta Health Center, Inc. of Mound Bayou, Mississippi. In response to widespread malnutrition in the region, Hatch initiated and directed an adjunct of the center, the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative. Interviewed by Robert Korstad, Kevin D. Gorter Professor of Public Policy and History, and Neil Boothby, Professor of Public Policy, April 23, 1992. Note: The transcript below is not synchronized with the video.