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

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Equity

Baltimore Montessori Students Get Down to Business

For their food system project, the students made pesto and hummus that they packaged and sold at the carpool lane, using entirely organic ingredients.

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Food Animal Production

Westminster HS students don’t duck responsibility for their food

Twenty-three students in an animal care and management class spent two months raising 10 Pekin ducks from tiny chicks to roughly eight-pound adults, and then cooked them and ate them.

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Food Equity

Franciscan Center Kicks Off Innovative Fresh Food Project

The Franciscan Center has made great strides in expanding its healthy food initiatives over the past few years.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience

Growing Justice (in Democracy-Deprived Detroit)

The poor, said Malik Yakini, become markets for cheap inferior goods sold by the rich, much like in colonized lands.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience

Coursera Wrap-Up

“An Introduction to the U.S. Food System: Perspectives from Public Health” enrolled more than 17,000 students from around the world.

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Food System Change in Baltimore

Peces y Plantas—Juntos Felices

Fish excrete ammonia; bacteria convert the ammonia into nitrites; different bacteria convert nitrites into nitrates; the plants consume the nitrates.

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Food Policy & Governance, Seafood & the Food System

FDA Feeling the Heat on Genetically Engineered Salmon

Jillian Fry spelled out the reasons that the Center opposes the process for considering GE salmon.

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Food Equity

“Project Corner Store:” Youth Make Muscle Broccoli

Working with students from MICA, the Club’s youth researched healthy foods, learned about food deserts and visited nearby corner stores and markets.

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Food Policy & Governance

Feeding the World, or What We Talk About When We Talk About Rio+20

A transition to lower-meat diets would free up a lot of cropland for fruits, vegetables, and grains, which will be the key to feeding 9 billion on a crowded planet.

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Food Animal Production

The Science Is Clear: Antibiotic Resistance and Food Animal Production

“To tell you the truth,” said Rep. Louise Slaughter (D–NY), “I’m pretty angry about this whole subject."

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