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

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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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Food Equity, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Eating in Italy: Facts and Fiction

Tthe reality of food production is often quite far from the images and impressions provided by packaging and marketing.

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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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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 Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

Maryland Antibiotics Legislation May Have Little Impact

The proposed 2017 legislation does not ensure that any animals will be raised free from antibiotics.

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Food Equity, Food Policy & Governance

Inviting Arts and Creativity into Food Policy Councils

We need to invite more creativity into our work lives, into our food councils, into our conversations with stakeholders.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Maryland Legislators Dodge Questions about Poultry Industry

Monica Brooks is concerned about the growth of operations by companies like Tyson, Mountaire Farms and Perdue in Wicomico County, and their placement atop the Paleochannel, which is Salisbury’s main source of water.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience, Food Equity, Food Systems & Climate Change

Wendell Berry Wants Us to Get Small and Stay In

“If you’re a married man, art doesn’t come before anything. If you have a child, art doesn’t come before anything. And if you have livestock, art doesn’t come before anything.”

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance

Republican Maryland Favors Regulations for Poultry Industry

Do voters in these four Republican counties—Dorchester, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester—really want an end to regulations on industry? A recent public opinion poll by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future suggests the opposite.

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