Farm Fresh Healthcare Project How-to Guide offers lessons for farm-to-institution initiatives.
This is one of the 1422 required assessments and although it is not required for CHSC is might be a useful tool for evaluating retail stores and developing an action plan.
The Oregon WIC Program released a new video to help smaller WIC authorized stores make more money selling produce while increasing the availability of fresh produce for WIC participants and the community. In the video, Joe Rossi of Rossi Farms, gives tips on how to boost profitability when you only have a small amount of space to sell produce.
This white paper discusses the use of behavioral design strategies and approaches to foster healthy eating and active living among children and their families.
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
Convenience Stores and the “Fresh” Opportunity explores the fresh and less processed food being offered by a cross section of convenience stores, including consumer perceptions of independent and chain-store meals and snacks. Matched with data on snacks, Millennials and female demographics, the white paper provides insights and recommendations on convenience-store shopping experiences, merchandising, store designs and fresh categories.
FRESHEST CARGO is a farmers’ market on wheels, bringing fresh, California-grown fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods all over the San Francisco Bay Area.
Urban corner store interventions have been implemented to improve access to and promote purchase of healthy foods. However, the perspectives of store owners and managers, who deliver and shape these interventions in collaboration with nonprofit, government, and academic partners, have been largely overlooked. The study sought to explore the views of store owners and managers on the role of their stores in the community and their beliefs about health problems and solutions in the community.
A case study of healthy retail at Common Market in Philadelphia