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Revitalizing Communities with Healthy Food Access

Revitalizing Communities with Healthy Food Access

26 May 2015 | The Food Trust, The Reinvestment Fund, PolicyLink

 

Over 29 million Americans lack access to healthy food. What’s more, these communities miss out on the economic opportunities healthy food investment can bring. PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and The Reinvestment Fund joined forces in 2009 to create a comprehensive federal response | Read more >

Planting the Seeds of Hope, Renewal with Fresh, Healthy Foods

Planting the Seeds of Hope, Renewal with Fresh, Healthy Foods

18 May 2015 | State Rep. Dwight Evans
 
We’ve all heard the saying — that if something sounds too good to be true then it probably is. 
I beg to differ.
 
For more than 10 years now, fresh food financing initiatives have swept across Pennsylvania and the nation, transforming lives and rejuvenating neighborhoods and | Read more >
Take a Tour of the Portal

Take a Tour of the Portal

15 Apr 2015 | PolicyLink, The Food Trust, Reinvestment Fund

The Healthy Food Access Portal is a resource to individuals, organizations, and institutions dedicated to improving access to affordable, healthy foods in underserved communities. Since its launch, tens of thousands of people across the country have benefited from its wealth of | Read more >