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Teaching the Food System

A Project of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future



Food Animal Production

Lesson Summary

Students will compare different approaches to raising food animals and assess the implications for health, rural communities, animal welfare and the environment. They will view the short film Out to Pasture: The Future of Farming? and respond to narratives from farmers, community organizers and researchers. Seafood harvest and production will also be discussed.


Updated February 13, 2012
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