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1 Thinking about Sustainable Food Systems Today’s Movie: King Corn HUMAN HEALTH The FOOD SYSTEM Sustainable Food Systems are: Environmentally sound Economically viable Socially just or equitable “Meeting the needs of this generation without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same .” Brundtland Commission 1987 Healthy, Livable Communities: Imagining the Possibilities… People maintaining a quality standard of life as they mature and age Our natural resource
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Unformatted text preview: base enhanced for future generations Vibrant rural and urban communities Source: Dr. Michael Hamm, Mot Chair of Sustainable Agriculture, MSU Health Environment Economics Key Principles of Sustainable Agriculture z Healthy Soil z Clean Water z Ecological Pest Management z Maximize Biodiversity z Economic Viability for Farmers Today’s Movie: King Corn What are the sustainability issues discussed in the movie?...
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