The OPCE has summarized in a one-pager the tips covered in a Oregon WIC Program video to help smaller WIC authorized stores make more money selling produce. You can distribute this Spanish tip sheet to storeowners when engaging them in the discussion of offering healthier foods. Download Cómo ganar dinero con la venta de frutas y vegetales
The OPCE has summarized in a one-pager the tips covered in a Oregon WIC Program video to help smaller WIC authorized stores make more money selling produce. You can distribute this tip sheet to storeowners when engaging them in the discussion of offering healthier foods. Download Making Money While Selling Produce – Tips for Small Food Retailers
One-pager on engaging small retail owners translated into Spanish. Download Alimentos saludables, abastos saludables, comunidades saludables
One-pager on engaging small retail food stores (Updated in April 2018) Download Healthy Foods, Healthy Stores, Healthy Communities
Overview of the produce distribution system, with challenges, solutions, and tips for implementation.
This overview is divided into 7 sections:
1. Background: An overview of the convenience
store industry, produce sales and snacking trends
2. Opportunity: A look at demand, products and
consumer trends that can affect sales success
3. Consumer insights: A closer look at the customers
seeking out produce and how they shop in convenience
4. Logistics and specifics: There are a number of
elements to consider in developing and executing
a successful produce program
5. Getting started: A primer for how to start a
program based on one retailer’s experience
6. Managing Fresh: An example of a fresh build-to
book and the methodology behind it
7. Next steps: There are other considerations to
The Growing Food Connections Local Government Policy Database is a searchable collection of local public policies that explicitly support community food systems. This database provides policymakers, government staff, and others interested in food policy with concrete examples of local public policies that have been adopted to address a range of food systems issues: rural and urban food production, farmland protection, transfer of development rights, food aggregation and distribution infrastructure, local food purchasing and procurement, healthy food access, food policy councils, food policy coordination, food system metrics, tax reductions and exemptions for food infrastructure, and much more.
This partnership aims to enhance community food security while ensuring sustainable and economically viable agriculture and food practices. This involves building the capacity of local governments to create public policy to ensure sustainability.
A neighborhood store can be a center for health. This infographic uses key elements of the retail environment, including advertising, displays, and inventory, to show how a store can promote health at every corner. Check Out Healthy Retail inspires communities to transform this vision into reality.
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., the YMCA engages 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors.