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Laws and Regulations | Leadership for Healthy Communities; A national Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation | 2007

Improving Access to Health Foods: A guide for Policy Makers

This guide explores how officials at the state and local levels can facilitate healthy eating by adopting policies that help communities improve access to affordable, healthy foods for all residents. This guide also outlines proactive steps that policy-makers are currently taking in schools and government

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Reports | PolicyLink | 2005

Healthy Food, Healthy Communities: Improving Access and Opportunities through Food Retailing

This PolicyLink report addresses the limited access that many residents of low-income communities and communities of color have to affordable, healthy food. Without opportunities to purchase healthy food, residents in low-income communities have limited options for healthy eating and often resort to purchasing and consuming unhealthy foods that are often found at local corner stores or fast...

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Implementation Handbooks | Bureau of Horticulture and Farmers’ Markets | 2003

Iowa Farmers' Market Development Manual

This development manual provides an easy-to-use reference guide for starting a new market, expanding an existing market, or participating in the selling of goods. This documents addresses specific topics that are vital to establishing and maintaining a vibrant market.

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Tools | UpLift Solutions

Uplift Solutions

UpLift Solutions is a national nonprofit organization that supports food businesses, government, and nonprofits to create sustainable environments for underserved communities. UpLift Solutions believes that full service supermarkets in underprivileged communities can become the anchor to fulfill community needs and ensure consistent access to fresh, affordable food. UpLift Solutions is able to...

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