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Find out how the CLF is engaged in positive food systems change.

Food Systems & Climate Change, Food Animal Production

For Climate Crisis and Malnutrition, Look at Diet Choice in Context

We must not prescribe a “one-size-fits-all,” Western-centric solution to the challenges of diet and climate.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Climate Action, Food Systems and Undernutrition

The world is beginning to understand that our food systems play a role in climate change—and that by improving our food systems now we might be able to mitigate some of the more devastating shifts in climate yet to come.

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Food Policy & Governance

Food Councils Connect People, Share Knowledge, Empower Change

Successes in food policy work can make a big difference, from empowering urban farmers to putting food recovery plans into action. But policy work can lack glitz. And when the successes happen, they’re often a long time in materializing.

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Food System Change in Baltimore

Cafeteria Managers Dive Deep into Food Systems Thinking

CLF’s high school curriculum, FoodSpan, helped cafeteria managers get a chance to step back and think about food systems as a whole.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Animal Production

New York Town Goes Meatless, Wants to Do It Again

Judging from the CLF survey results, it does seem that an impressive number of residents are more aware of the carbon footprint of meat, as a result of the initiative.

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Food System Change in Baltimore, Food Systems & Urbanization

Enlightenment at 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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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Animal Production

Getting a Handle on Excessive Consumption with Meatless Monday

We want a healthier planet with healthier people living on it.

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Reducing Food Waste, Strengthening Food System Resilience

Food Lost on the Farm: Empirical Data and Good Ideas

Compensation for farmers is essential to reducing on-farm losses.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

Is Iowa Gaining Traction against the Hog Industry?

People working to push back on Iowa’s hog confinement industry have finally found a few notes that resonate on a large scale.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

Air Monitoring Legislation May Be Path Forward for Health on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Are residents' health problems caused by pollutants blown from chicken houses through exhaust fans?

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