Growing a Healthy Food System in Southern Arizona is a collection of stories that documents the efforts of government and community organizations to increase food security, and demonstrates how sustainable food production can help increase access to healthy, local food.
You Are What You Eat: Community Food Education Guide serves as a tool for community leaders to initiate a dialogue around healthy eating, educate community members about the relationship between diet and health, and build community support for a healthy … Read more
Healthy Corner Stores for Healthy New Orleans Neighborhoods is a toolkit for neighborhood associations that are looking to bring healthy foods into their corner stores.
Working Towards Wellness: An Assessment of the School Health Environment at Ames Middle School raises awareness about the strengths and challenges of the school health environment in the areas of nutrition services, mental health services, and physical education.
Corner Store Program Possibilities in Louisville explores the possibilities for and barriers to increasing healthy food access through partnerships with corner store owners.
Community Food Assessment of Bedford-Stuyvesant documents the severely limited access to healthy foods in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn and the effect this has on community health.
The Food Stamp Resource Guide equips Tennessee service providers with the knowledge and materials to do effective SNAP outreach in their communities and connects local agencies with one another to facilitate continued sharing of updated information and best practices.
Opening New Doors to Ending Hunger: Out-of-Office Food Stamp Applications in California documents how county agencies and community-based organizations around the state are partnering to increase application options for clients by offering application assistance, posting county workers in community centers, … Read more
Struggling for Sustenance: Barriers to SNAP/Food Stamps in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties details the hardships eligible households face in trying to access food stamps. Based on 400 surveys and 40 interviews with food bank clients and partner agencies, … Read more
Harnessing Youth Voice in the Fight Against Hunger: The Role of Youth in Evaluating Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs Within Albuquerque Public Schools provides an overview of Albuquerque Public School students’ views on school meals and the pervasive problem of hunger … Read more
Considering the Costs of Senior Hunger and the Benefits of Federal Nutrition Programs explores factors affecting the food security of older D.C. residents and the impact of hunger on wellness, and assesses the value of federal nutrition programs in relation … Read more
Re-Imagining Bodegas: Stories of Community Involvement in the Healthy Bodegas Initiative describes the Adopt-a-Bodega process and offers three case studies illustrating the successes and challenges of the program in the South Bronx, Central Brooklyn, and East Harlem.