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Promoting Healthy Eating at Food Shelves

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Develop a Healthy Food Policy

Sally Dover and Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educators — Health and Nutrition

Revised December 2014 by Kelly Kunkel, Extension Educator — Health and Nutrition.

A healthy food policy can help your food shelf by establishing a vision and guidelines that prioritize healthy eating among your clients. Once you complete a policy, including goals, you will to find many ways to make it come alive through the activities and initiatives outlined in this guide.

What You Can Do Today

How Extension Can Help

Related resources

Food Policy Networks — Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future — Find numerous resources for food policy work and join the national listserv.

Nudging to Health: Promoting Healthy Choices at Your Food Shelf — Attend this workshop and access the training resources.

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