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Resources for Johns Hopkins students

The Center for a Livable Future leads a variety of food systems training opportunities based within the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the largest institution of its kind in the world and home to 10 departments and numerous specializations.

CLF applies a public health lens to the food system and emphasizes practice and policy in providing training opportunities that highlight issues related to equity, sustainability, and resilience.

The Department of Environmental Health and Engineering offers a Master of Health Science (MHS) degree with a Food Systems, Water, and Environmental Sustainability area of interest and a PhD track in Environmental Sustainability, Resilience and Health (ESRH) with a food systems topical focus. The School’s Bloomberg American Health Initiative supports MPH and DrPH fellows in the Food Systems for Health and Environmental Challenges focus areas.

The Center offers the following opportunities at the School for students interested in food systems:

Resources for teachers and students of all ages

The Center strives to support teachers and learners beyond the traditional university classroom. We raise awareness about food system issues through free courses, a textbook, lesson plans for teachers and more.


Addressing Disease with Food Access for All

With an MPH Concentration in Food Systems, Susan Kornacki is using a multidisciplinary approach to pave the way for healthy food access for all.

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Enlightenment in the Food System Lab

“Before I started at the Center for a Livable Future,” says Kenai McFadden, “I didn’t even know what a food system is.”

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Pastor, Fellow, Researcher: Bringing Equity into the Food System

Darriel Harris is the first Cynthia and Robert S. Lawrence Fellow at the Bloomberg School.

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