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Past Events

2013 - 2011 |  2010 - 2006

December 7, 2010

The Roots of Health: The Importance of an Ecological Perspective on our Food System
The Polly Walker Ecology Fund lecture
Lecture by Charles Benbrook

November 29, 2010

Can Baltimore Survive on Corn Chips and Soda? (Flyer)
Lecture by Manuel Franco

November 11, 2010

The Tiger: True Story of Vengeance and Survival (Flyer)
Lecture and book signing by John Vaillant

October 26, 2010

Making Aquaculture Sustainable  (Flyer)
Sponsored by CLF's Farming for the Future program
Lecture by Dave Love

September 20, 2010

Oyster Aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay
Sponsored by CLF's Farming for the Future program
Lecture by Christine Keiner

September 17, 2010

Population Pressures and the Health of the Chesapeake Bay: Can the Relationship Sustain?
Panelists include:  Stan Becker, Brad Heavner, Brian Schwartz, Tom Horton

August 10, 2010

The End of the Line: Imagine a World without Fish (Flyer)
Film screening sponsored by CLF's Baltimore Food and Faith Project [link to project page]

July 15, 2010

The Future of Food and The Dying Fields (Flyer)
Film screening sponsored by CLF's Baltimore Food and Faith Project  link to project page]

June 18, 2010

Chesapeake Urban Farming Summit

May 4, 2010

Food Politics: Has the Food Revolution Arrived?
10th Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture
Lecture by Marion Nestle

March 8, 2010

The Looming Threat of Factory Farms
Lecture and book signing by David Kirby

December 9, 2009

Managing Prion Disease Risks: An International Perspective (Flyers)
The Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute Fall 2009 Seminar Series
Lecture by Daniel Krewski

December 8, 2009

Social Entrepreneurs in Public Health
Lecture by Robert L.E. Egger

December 2, 2009

Antibiotic Resistance: A Multi-Billion Dollar Health Care Crisis (Flyer)
CLF Congressional Testimony (new link: briefing archived highlighted features)

November 20, 2009

The Vertical Farm: Agriculture for the 21st Century and Beyond
Lecture by Dickson Despommier

November 19, 2009

Climate Change, Air Quality and Human Health (Flyer)
The Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute Fall 2009 Seminar Series
Lecture by Patrick Kinney

November 18, 2009

Fresh: A film by ana Sofia joanes (Flyer)
CLF Film screening

October 28, 2010

USDA Regulatory Risk Assessment: The Best Kept Secret in Washington
The Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute Fall 2009 Seminar Series
Lecture by Linda C. Abbott

September 9, 2009

Pesticides and the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Project

July 31, 2009

Blue Gold- World Water Wars (Flyer)
CLF Film Screening

April 29, 2009

Brownfields and Land Revitalization: Opportunities to Expand Sustainable Redevelopment and Improve Public Health (Flyer)
Lecture by Ann Carroll

April 6, 2009

Climate Change and Health
Lecture by Kris Ebi

March 3, 2009

Agriculture, Environment and Health
Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture
Lecture by Vandana Shiva

February 17, 2009

Hope for a Heated Planet (Flyer)
Lecture by Robert K. Musil

February 7, 2009

Growing Food, Growing Faith: Creating a Vegetable Garden with your Faith Community
Sponsored by CLF's Baltimore Food and Faith Program

November 19, 2008

The Rebuilding Local Food Economics Tour

October 6, 2008

"World of Soy": Its contribution to the future of food and eating habits (Flyer)
Lecture by Warren Belasco, Christine M. Du Bois, Jane Guyer, Sidney MinTZ

September 25, 2008

Connecting Health and Sustainability Seminar Series (Flyer)
Co-sponsored with the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society and the Program on Global Sustainability and Health

September 11, 2008

Sustainable South Bronx
Lecture by Annette Williams   

June 23, 2008

The Male Predicament
Lecture by Theo Colborn

April 25, 2008

Farm to School Policy Seminar: Advocacy Strategies for Success (Flyer)
Co-sponsored by the Food Trust and the White Dog Community Enterprises

April 17, 2008

International Intensive Care: Eradicating Malnutrition with High-Dosage Human Rights Law (Flyer)
General Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds
Lecture by John Teton

April 8, 2008

Insights Along the Path to Sustainability (Flyer)
Presentations of CLF-supported research by faculty and students

April 5, 2008

Caring for God's Creation: Living Our Faith
Sixth Annual Green Gathering Committee on the Environment

February 12, 2008

Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty (Audio | Flyer)
Lecture and book signing by Mark Winne

January 31, 2008

2% Solution (Flyer)
Special Webcast: Stephen Schneider, Hunter Lovins, Van Jones
Followed by a Panel Discussion by JHSPH Faculty on JHU response to climate change

November 29, 2007

Protecting the Commons
8th Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture
Lecture by Robert Costanza

November 15, 2007

Perspectives of Africa, 1936-2007
Lecture by Dr. Ed Dodge

October 22, 2007

CLF Director to Keynote Iowa State University Event     
CLF Director's Radio Interview in Iowa on radio station, WOI-AM 640. Listen to Broadcast at WOI website

October 19, 2007

Annual World Food Day Teleconference (Flyer)

October 12, 2007

What We Eat, Where It Comes From, Where It Goes, & Opportunities for Renewal (Flyer)
Lecture by Roni Neff

October 1, 2007

Eating as a Moral Act ( Audio | Flyer)
Lecture by Brother David Andrews

September 30, 2007

Farm to Fork: How our Food Choices Affect the Environment
Jewish Sustainable Living forum
Lecture by Anne Palmer and Shawn McKenzie

September 26, 2007

Food Fight 2007: Why the Farm Bill Matters  ( Audio | Flyer)
Lecture and book signing by Dan Imhoff

July 9, 2007

Alternatives to Our Current Food System (Audio)
Lecture by Wayne Roberts, Lori Stahlbrand

April 6, 2007

The Heat Is Rising: What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Public Health
Scientific symposium co-hosted by the Center for Public Health Preparedness and the NIEHS Center for Urban Environmental Health

January 19, 2007

Healthy Food in Health Care
Roundtable discussion co-sponsored by Health Care Without Harm and Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (powerpoint presentations available)

December, 6, 2006

Charting a Course to Sustainability through Research, Education and Service:  A scientific symposium to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

Fall 2006

Broken Limbs: Apples, Agriculture, and the New American Farmer
Film Screening

Fall 2006

Eating, Behavior Change and Obesity Seminar Series
Co-sponsored with the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society

October 16, 2006

Power of the People: Bottom-up Solutions to Hunger
Annual World Food Day Teleconference

October 6, 2006

Food Politics: Eat Grub! Putting Justice on Your Plate
Lecture and book signing by Anna Lappe´

September 12, 2006

An Inconvenient Truth
Film screening, Co-sponsored with the JHSPH Environmental Stewardship Committee

June 21, 2006

Confronting Factory Farms: Insights from the Trenches 
Global Resource Action Center for the Environment's (GRACE) Factory Farm Project Team 

May 2, 2006

Underutilized Plants: Their Role in Preventive Medicine, Nutrition, and Sustainability  
Featuring Noel Veitmeyer

April 25, 2006

The Farm/Food/Health Connection
7th Edward and Nancy Dodge Lecture
Lecture by Fred L. Kirschenmann

April 7, 2006

Understanding Nutrition is a Matter of Life and Death
Lecture by T. Colin Campbell

March 1, 2006

The Nutrition Transition in China: Risk Factors for Obesity and Diabetes in Urban and Rural Populations
Lecture by Ben Caballero