6th class Leland Fellow Giselle Aris and 8th class Leland Fellow Jennie Lane collaborated on this article, which outlines Land O’Lakes’ work to create synergy between building livelihoods and nutrition through a focus on women’s participation in value-chains that bring nutritious … Read more
Tasteful Change: Lessons in Healthier Vending from U.S. Cities is a resource guide for the Chicago Park District as it begins the implementation of its healthier vending machine program.
Boston Farmers’ Market Incentive Programs: Increasing Access to Fresh and Local Produce evaluates the effectiveness and impact of coupons as incentives for seniors and low-income shoppers at farmers’ markets.
Becoming an Authorized Food Stamp Retailer in Vermont is a step-by-step guide for food retailers designed to increase access to the Food Stamp Program: currently half of the state’s towns do not have a retailer accepting Food Stamps.
The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) in Allegheny County: Barriers to Participation and Recommendations for a Stronger Future identifies challenges that prevent utilization of the FMNP and outlining measures to increase WIC recipients’ access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Bridging the Technological Divide: A Guide to Accepting Food Stamps at Farmer’s Markets details the process of making food stamp acceptance a reality at outdoor farmer’s markets, and includes information about Food and Nutrition Field Offices, systems for accepting food … Read more
Building Health and Wealth: Assessing Potential Benefits and Raising Awareness of the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Louisville Metro, Kentucky is a two-part toolkit for advocates interested in WIC FMNP. The first section assesses Louisville health data, food access … Read more
Fresh for All: A Guide for Accepting Food Stamps at Farmers Markets outlines steps for vendors to set up manual voucher transactions in farmers markets.
New Mexico Farm to School Directory 2007: A Directory of Farmers, Crops, and Food Service Directors is a tool for farmers and food service directors to increase use of local produce in New Mexico Schools. It includes reources to assist … Read more
The Paradox of Abundance: Access to Healthy Food in Corona, Queens evaluates food quality, accessibility, and availability in bodegas and supermarkets in a diverse community in New York City. A 7-minute educational documentary video accompanying the report illustrates the strengths … Read more
Closing New Mexico’s Food Gap describes options for increasing access to affordable and nutritious foods in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico and promotes grocery stores as a means of economic development.
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