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A food system encompasses the activities, people and resources involved in getting food from field to plate. Along the way, it intersects with aspects of public health, equity and the environment. In this course, we will provide a brief introduction to the U.S. food system and how food production practices and what we choose to eat impacts the world in which we live. We will discuss some key historical and political factors that have helped shape the current food system and consider alternative approaches from farm to fork. The course will be led by a team of faculty and staff from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. Guest lecturers will include experts from a variety of disciplines, including public health, policy and agriculture....
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建議:6 modules. Each contains approximately 2 hours of lecture, 30 minutes of reading, and a short quiz.

完成時間大約為17 小時
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完成時間為 3 小時

Is Climate Change Vindicating Malthus? Food Security and the Right to Food

Welcome to our short course on the U.S. food system. In this first series of lectures, we dig into the very important concepts of food systems, food security and intergenerational equity and begin to explore what we eat, how that food is produced, and how our dietary choices impact our health and the health of the planet. This broad overview lecture lays the foundation for the rest of the course. ...
Reading
10 個視頻(共 102 分鐘), 5 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video10 個視頻
The Vicious Spiral and the CLF Concept Model I (Lawrence)9分鐘
The Vicious Spiral and the CLF Concept Model II (Lawrence)13分鐘
The Vicious Spiral and the CLF Concept Model III (Lawrence)7分鐘
Food Production, the Ecosystem, Diet, and Public Health I (Lawrence)9分鐘
Food Production, the Ecosystem, Diet, and Public Health II (Lawrence)13分鐘
Food Production, the Ecosystem, Diet, and Public Health III (Lawrence)9分鐘
Intergenerational Equity and the Right to Food I (Lawrence)8分鐘
Intergenerational Equity and the Right to Food II (Lawrence)9分鐘
Intergenerational Equity and the Right to Food III (Lawrence)12分鐘
Reading5 個閱讀材料
Course Syllabus10分鐘
Optional Textbook, "Intro to US Food System: Health, Environment and Equity"5分鐘
Pre-Course Survey10分鐘
Optional: Research Study on MOOC participation5分鐘
Week 1 Readings and Resources15分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 1 Quiz (required)30分鐘

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完成時間為 2 小時

Food System Sustainability and Resilience

This lesson expands on the concepts of food system sustainability and resilience, and describes strategies that could dramatically improve the food system and the ability of future generations to feed themselves....
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5 個視頻(共 81 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video5 個視頻
Converging Crises (Neff)18分鐘
Wasted Food: Putting 40% of Our Food Supply in the Landfill (Neff)9分鐘
What We Can Do: Policy, Sustainable Diets, and More (Neff)17分鐘
Food Resilience: No Regrets; Conclusions: Don’t Press Snooze! (Neff)17分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Module 2 Readings and Resources15分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Module 2 Quiz (required)30分鐘

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完成時間為 3 小時

Ecological Perspectives on Food Production

The 1938 USDA Yearbook of Agriculture stated, “Essentially, all life depends upon the soil ... There can be no life without soil and no soil without life; they have evolved together”. In this module, we will take a very brief look at the importance of methods of food production for sustainability, resilience, food security and health....
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7 個視頻(共 79 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Soil Composition (Kim)6分鐘
Soil Ecosystem Services (Kim)4分鐘
Soil Degradation (Kim)10分鐘
Soil Conservation Measures (Kim)11分鐘
Modern Agriculture (Kirschenmann)20分鐘
Limits to Therapeutic Intervention (Kirschenmann)12分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Week 3: Readings and Resources15分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 3 Quiz (required)30分鐘

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完成時間為 3 小時

Food Animal Production and Public Health

We will now examine the livestock and seafood industries, which we have touched on in previous modules as a key driver of the global food system. As incomes rise around the world, so too does the global collective appetite for meat. Some of our greatest challenges and debates of the 21st century are rooted in the rising demand for animal protein in an era of dwindling resources and climate change. NOTE: This lecture refers to other lectures offered in this or related full for-credit courses at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. ...
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7 個視頻(共 99 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
What Are We Feeding Food Animals?17分鐘
Antibiotic Use in Industrial Food Animal Production22分鐘
International Food Animal Production4分鐘
How Much Seafood Do People Eat, and Which Do We Eat Most?12分鐘
How and Where Is Seafood Caught and Produced?6分鐘
How Does Seafood Production Impact the Environment and Public Health?25分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Module 4 Readings and Resources15分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 4 Quiz (required)30分鐘
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創建者 RDApr 29th 2018

Loved it! I recommend it to anyone new to public health, horticulture, agriculture, farming, agroecology and the like. I wish I took this course sooner. A+

創建者 YFAug 28th 2017

I really enjoyed learning about all the different aspect surrounding the U.S. food system. The video lectures were very clear and informative!

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Keeve Nachman, PhD, MHS

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Robert S. Lawrence, MD

Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Bloomberg School of Public Health

Pamela Rhubart Berg

Food Systems Education Program Manager
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering

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