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Tools | CDS Consulting Co-op | 2008

Governance and Accountability

This webinar explains the role of the steering committee or Board of Directors and how it changes as a co-op evolves. Topics include Board structure and accountability, governance systems and relationships with the general manager.

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Tools | CDS Consulting Co-op | 2008

Legal Issues for New Co-ops

A video explaining legal structure options for food co-ops, the legal timing and steps that need to be taken, and the role of legal documents.

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Reports | The Food Trust | 2008

Special Report: The Need for More Supermarkets in New York

This special report outlines the extent and implications of the supermarket shortage in the New York by identifying the gaps in food availability and the relationship between supermarket access, diet-related diseases and neighborhood income levels. Key findings and recommendations are provided.

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The Food Trust | 2008

Special Report: The Need for More Supermarkets in Chicago

This special report outlines the extent and implications of the supermarket shortage in Chicago by identifying the gaps in food availability and the relationship between supermarket access, diet-related diseases and neighborhood income levels. Key findings and recommendations are provided.

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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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