Changelab Solutions Announces Healthy Food Retail Strategies Webinar Series

This fall Changelab Solutions will be offering a webinar series on strategies for creating healthier stores in your community. The webinars will look at tools to increase food access in rural areas and increase distribution of healthy foods to small stores, as well as best practices for making sustainable change through policy making. Changelab Solutions also plans to interview experts on healthy food retail and share success stories.

These webinars are designed to give public health professionals, program planners, elected officials, and other community partners a chance to learn about and discuss effective program and policy strategies. Register today to save your spot!

  • October 22: Addressing the Distribution Challenge – Once a retailer decides to sell healthier foods, they face another challenge: working with distributors to stock small amounts of food conveniently and affordably. This webinar will describe components of the distribution system, identify distribution challenges that urban and rural retailers face, and highlight solutions that different communities have implemented.
  • November 18: Ready For Change: Using Policy to Improve Food Access – The most sustainable change to a food retail environment may be through policy change. This webinar will define policy terms, outline food retail policy options, and highlight examples of areas that have enacted healthy retail policy.

Missed ChangeLab’s healthy food retail webinars from the spring? Check out the recordings and resources!

About Andy Roszak

Andrew Roszak serves as the Senior Director for Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness and Catastrophic Response at the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO). Twitter: @AndyRoszak

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