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Field Reports

Building Health and Wealth: Assessing Potential Benefits and Raising Awareness of the WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Louisville Metro, Kentucky

Natalie Valpiani, Emerson Fellow
Published 2006

Louisville, Kentucky

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 issues, and changes in the Kentucky farm economy to determine need for the FMNP as well as potential benefits it could provide low-income families.  The second section provides an advocacy toolkit containing pilot project templates, sample press releases and newsletter articles, and resources for further information.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education, Advocacy and Education Tools/Toolkits, Farmers' Markets, Farm Stands, and EBT, Food Access, Food Systems and Agriculture, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants & Children (WIC) - Advocates (including legal advocates), Children, Food Retailers, SNAP/Food Stamp Recipients

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Natalie Valpiani

Emerson Fellow,