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Dallas Store Owner’s Push for Healthy Foods

The lack of quality grocery stores continues to be a huge problem for the residents of South Dallas.

NBC Dallas Fort Worth

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

YMCA’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative provides fresh foods in “food deserts”

Your community may have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods, but the same can’t be said for some areas around the state.

Fox 17 Michigan

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

Lawmakers advocate for better access to healthy food

Lawmakers and regular folks strolled past more than 70 venders at the Farmers Market at the Capitol Thursday.

NPR

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

New Research Links Lack of Fresh Food Accessibility to Signs of Early Heart Disease

A recent study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation suggests potential health threat posed by living in neighborhoods with scarce healthy grocery options.

AH Herald

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

Healthier Food Could Come to A Corner Store Near You

Marla Torrado and Felipa Puente are taking a tour of a Texaco station in the Dove Springs community of Austin. The predominantly low-income neighborhood is a far cry from downtown’s flagship Whole Foods Market and the city’s most Instagrammed restaurants.

NPR

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

Cities Hire Food Systems Experts To Address Obesity, Food Access

Standing at the front of a dimly-lit room inside the National Western Stock Show, a sprawling complex on the north end of Denver, Blake Angelo, the city’s food systems development manager, invited a roundtable audience to speak up about the changes they want to see in their neighborhoods with regard to food.

Civil Eats

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

D.C. Central Kitchen Caters to Underprivileged Communities

D.C. Central Kitchen (DCCK), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., is providing low-income communities healthy foods by partnering with local corner stores.

AFRO

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

A changing SNAP: Why corner stores might start stocking more broccoli

Corner stores better known for booze and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos may be required to stock more good-for-you foods like broccoli and mangoes.

Chicago Tribune

October 4, 2016
in Corner Stores

Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds for Native American Health Final Report

The Fertile Ground II final report is designed to create a strategic framework and roadmap for Native-led change to improve nutrition and Native American health.

September 28, 2016
in Healthy Food Access

Missoula program maps safe routes to school

Back-to-school is almost here, and parents want to know if their child is getting to school safely.

 

NBC Montana

September 22, 2016
in Safe Routes