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.
July 15, 2013 in News, News & Events
The Mass in Motion Healthy Market Program works with local convenience store owners to make healthy, affordable food and drink options available to customers. By offering and promoting healthy options, the Healthy Market Program makes it easier for residents in these neighborhoods to eat better.
Read more about the program, and check out this news clip about one store in the program!
July 12, 2013 in News & Events
With funding from The California Endowment, Alchemist CDC is working in partnership with several other Sacramento-based non-profits to improve access to healthy foods in the south area of Sacramento (from Oak Park, south to 47th Ave., between Franklin Boulevard and Power Inn Road).
Read more here!
July 10, 2013 in News, News & Events
Salud America! has released a new video highlighting the disparities in access to healthy food and has created “Better Food in the Neighborhood” research materials for anyone who needs help in convincing local city councils that grocery stores are more valuable to communities than fast food restaurants.
July 8, 2013 in News, News & Events
Feeding not just food, but good food: Agencies in the District focus on nutrition as they fight food insecurity.
Read the full news article about the Healthy Corners Program in Washington D.C.
July 3, 2013 in News & Events
Check out this article from The Baltimore Sun about a pilot program, sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the city health department, connecting a local farm with a local corner store!
July 1, 2013 in Events, News & Events
This webinar will feature member organizations of the national Healthy Corner Store Network and highlight innovative models for increasing access to healthy food at corner stores. Experts will discuss how new certification practices, potential policies, and programmatic efforts related to corner stores are changing the scope of food offerings in neighborhoods across the country. Additionally, the webinar will examine the broader economic impacts of healthy corner stores in communities.
To register for the webinar, click here.