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Center for a Livable Future

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future—working toward a healthy, equitable, resilient food system from within the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering.

Stories and Viewpoints

Farmers Protest New Laws That Could Expand Industrial Food Production in India

New policies in India, intended to make food more affordable, have put unbearable financial strain on farmers.

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Food Trends for 2021 Focus on Diverse Cuisines, Home Cooking and Sustainability

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing the way we eat, with a greater awareness of food insecurity and food chain workers.

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Food Policy Councils: Is There a Best Structure?

FPCs of all organizational types are converging around similar concepts and sharing similar language to discuss the food system.

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Jay Naidoo on Today’s Challenges: Ecology Must be at the Center

A South African anti-apartheid activist discusses agriculture, changing consciousness, and learning joy.

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Education

CLF-Lerner Fellowships

Established in 2003, the goal of the Center for a Livable Future-Lerner Fellowship Program is to support doctoral students at the Johns Hopkins University.

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Other Education Resources

FoodSpan

A downloadable curriculum that provides high school teachers with lesson plans relating to food system issues.

Free Online Courses

“An Introduction to the US Food System: Perspectives from Public Health,” offered through the University’s partnership with Coursera.