July 23, 2014 in News & Events
A new study published in Preventive Medicine found that The Food Trust’s corner store interventions aimed at increasing healthy food availability are associated with improvements in the availability of low-fat milk, fruits, and some vegetables, especially when infrastructure changes, such as refrigeration and shelving enhancements, are offered. click HERE to read more.
May 23, 2014 in Events, Featured Articles, News & Events
The Food Trust launched a new pilot program in Philadelphia, PA that offers heart health screenings in corner stores. Click HERE to learn more about how the program is addressing heart diseases.
March 28, 2014 in News & Events
A three-year grant was awarded by the Maryland Community Health Resource Commission that will fund the Baltimarket Healthy Stores program. Click HERE to learn more about how this program helps to fight against childhood obesity.
March 18, 2014 in News & Events
ChangeLab Solutions developed Incentives for Change to provide an overview of how local communities can reward small food retailers who wish to make healthy changes to their business models and suggests funding sources and partnerships to implement incentive programs locally. Click HERE to learn more.
March 7, 2014 in News & Events
In response to limited food access, city and community leaders are promoting healthy neighborhoods by encouraging small food shops like corner stores to provide nutritious options. Click HERE to learn more about these initiatives.
February 18, 2014 in News & Events
Owners of Del Ray Doc’s Fruit & Deli are key players in a plan to have small convenience store offer fruits and vegetables. Click HERE to learn more.
December 3, 2013 in News & Events
A corner store in Toledo, OD found that moving produce to the front of the store results in a 50% jump in sales. This corner store is a part of the Healthy Corner Store program sponsored by the health department and Live Well Great Toledo. Click HERE to read more.
August 27, 2013 in News & Events
DC Central Kitchen has partnered with 30 corner stores to deliver fresh fruits and veggies to DC neighborhoods without fully stocked grocery store. Click HERE to learn more about this project and many more!
July 25, 2013 in News, News & Events
Full link about the corner store redesign here.
July 24, 2013 in News & Events
What do the needs of children in early childhood and improving community health have to do with each other? Everything, according to a group of panelists who addressed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Commission to Build a Healthier America at a public meeting in Washington, D.C. yesterday. Read a full summary of the panel discussion here.