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Produced by Portal | PolicyLink, The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund | 2013

WEBINAR-Knowing the Basics: Food Access 101

A webinar about the basics of healthy food access and the resources available on this portal. Presenters discuss how to make the case for healthy food retail solutions in local communities and innovative solutions.

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Produced by Portal | The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund, PolicyLink | 2013

WEBINAR-New and Innovative Models from the Field: Alternative Retail Strategies

Across the country, markets are adopting unique and innovative business strategies to provide healthy food to underserved communities. The range and delivery of these alternative models run the gamut from farmers’ markets that incorporate community health clinics to large urban farms serving grocery stores and institutional clients. This webinar details successful strategies and highlights...

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Produced by Portal | The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund, PolicyLink | 2013

WEBINAR-New Markets Tax Credit - An Important Financing Tool for Healthy Food Retail

The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program incentivizes private investment in low-income communities by permitting individual and corporate investors to receive a tax credit against their federal income tax return in exchange for making equity investments in specialized financial institutions called Community Development Entities (CDEs). The NMTC program has a proven track record in expanding...

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Produced by Portal | The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund, PolicyLink | 2013

WEBINAR-The Grocery Gap: A Training for Grocers

Across the country talented grocers have opened successful stores in once undeserved communities to increase access to healthy food. More opportunities exist nationwide for similar projects that are profitable, sustainable and contribute to the health and economic well-being of neighborhoods. This training reviews the obstacles to grocery retail development in underserved communities and the...

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