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

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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Food Equity, Food Policy & Governance

Proposed Reforms to SNAP May Threaten Food System Equity and Access

A political clash over millions of Americans’ access to food may be in store for this year.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

A New Year’s Resolution You Might Actually Keep

The more frequently you make room on your plate for plants, the more benefits accrue to your health and the planet.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Systems & Climate Change

COP23 Recognizes – Sort of – Livestock’s Role in Climate Change

This year, there were a few well-attended civil society talks focused on animal consumption and climate change.

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Food Equity

CLF Brings Public Health Lens to Just Food Forum

Undocumented, immigrant workers and their families are particularly vulnerable due to poor quality housing, frequent migration, lack of access to healthcare, language barriers, and fear of job loss or deportations.

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Food System Change in Baltimore, Strengthening Food System Resilience

Building Resilient Food Systems: Lessons Learned from Baltimore

Resilience is the ability to withstand, recover from and adapt to a disruptive event.

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Food Policy & Governance

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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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Food and Climate: What Food Policy Councils Can Do

What would it look like if we incorporated food system issues into climate action plans?

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Food Policy & Governance, Food Animal Production

Food Systems Advocacy in Rural America: Don’t Say Environment

There are words Mark Winne won't use when working in rural regions: “justice” and “equity” are two of them.

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