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Linking Sustainability, Food, Health and the Environment

This webinar will help:

identify current efforts in research and extension that address how local and regional food systems impact public health, environmental sustainability and community well-being;

identify and measure key indicators that determine whether there is positive change in the regional food system as a result of related projects or programs;

identify key success factors, challenges and policy implications related to this issue; and

improve research and extension integration across the region and help build stronger networks among land grant and related institutions in the Northeast.

Intended Audience:
This webinar is designed for research, teaching and extension professionals and practitioners engaged in work related to the Northeast regional food system.

Kate Clancy, West Virginia University School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Anne Palmer, Johns Hopkins Health Policy Center
Jennifer Wilkins, Cornell University
Carolyn Dimitri, New York University
Jurgen Schwarz, UMD Eastern Shore
Louise Mitchell, Health Care Without Harm and Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment
Anusuya Rangarajan, Cornell Small Farms Program
Stephan Goetz, Northeast Regional

Please register for "Linking Sustainability, Food, Health and the Environment - Research, Outreach, and Education Implications for the Northeast' on Sep 13, 2013 2:00 PM through 3:30 PM EDT at:

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