Resources for Johns Hopkins students
The Center for a Livable Future provides education and academic training rooted in food systems thinking for students of the Johns Hopkins University. The Center does this through coursework, practica, a certificate program, an MPH concentration, fellowships, networking opportunities and mentorship of students and professionals focused on the intersection of food systems and public health.
- CLF-Lerner Fellowships
- Certificate in Food Systems
- MPH Concentration in Food Systems
- JHSPH Courses: On-campus and Online
- Research Assistant Opportunities
- Research and Project Ideas for Students
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.
- Food System Lab @ Cylburn: Teaching farm available for school tours
- FoodSpan: Curriculum for high school teachers
- Food System Primer
- Online courses through Coursera and OpenCourseWare
- Textbook: Introduction to the US Food System
- Growing Solutions: 42-mintute film that explores innovative approaches to challenges that plague farmers, including climate change.
- Food Frontiers: 36-minute film that highlights six pioneering projects from around the country that are reducing food insecurity in communities.
- Out to Pasture: 34-minute film that compares raising food animals on pasture with the prevailing industrial approach involving large-scale confinement.
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