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

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Food Systems & Climate Change, Reducing Food Waste

Wasted Food and a New Spin on the 3 Rs

Wasted food experts and advocates are putting a new spin on the three Rs—reduce, recover, recycle.

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Food System Change in Baltimore, Food Systems & Urbanization

Within Reason: Getting the Most from Urban Ag

Residents in lower-income communities fear (often rightfully so) that urban gardens will make their neighborhoods more attractive to developers and increase property values—which makes rents and property taxes go up.

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Food Equity, Food Animal Production

Ruffled Feathers at Wicomico County Town Hall

The impetus for the town hall was a proposed broiler operation near Salisbury that would include up to 13 broiler houses.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience, Food Systems & Urbanization

Stuck in the middle with you: Peri-urban areas and the food system

Peri-urban areas play a large role in the food system, especially for businesses involved in the intermediate stages of the food supply chain, such as processing and storage.

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Reducing Food Waste

Survey Says – Confusion about Food Date Labels

Food date labels are not federally regulated.

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Forced Labor and Worker Rights in Seafood Supply Chains

I was first introduced to labor rights in the food industry after watching the documentary Food Chain$.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

Limiting Antibiotics Misuse in Food Animals – Legislation We Need

In Maryland, three bills have been introduced in 2016 in the state legislature to address antibiotic misuse.

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Food Policy & Governance

Structuring Your Food Policy Council

Organizational development is a dynamic process—re-evaluate and modify your organization to meet needs.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience

Favorite Foods: Reshaping the Resilience Conversation

By asking ourselves what foods we can’t live without, and then imagining a world without them, we can form a more constructive dialogue about both sustainability and resilience.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

In Annapolis Policymakers Claim to Protect Farmers, Protect Bay

The Farmers’ Rights Act would help Maryland lawmakers take meaningful steps toward protecting the region’s contract growers.

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