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

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Food Equity, Food System Change in Baltimore

FoodSpan in the Classroom: Teaching the Hunger Gap at Patterson High School

Teachers engaged nursing and pharmacy tech students in discussions about people who are most likely to experience food insecurity.

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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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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 Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Meatless Monday Then and Now

Meatless Monday began in 2003 with former ad man turned health advocate Sid Lerner and CLF founder Bob Lawrence.

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Food Equity, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Photovoice as a Tool for Community Engagement

In the Spanish communities of Los Rosales and San Cristobal in Madrid, Photovoice Villaverde worked with Heart Healthy Hoods to bring together 24 residents to take photos of their food environments.

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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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