August 18, 2016 1:33 PMCategory: Nutrition

New Resources for Local Food Systems Planning

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Food systems planning is becoming an increasingly important topic in our communities. Food is a basic need that many take for granted, yet growing a robust local food system can strengthen communities by improving quality of life and helping to meet a variety of environmental, economic, and social goals. Food systems policies and programs can address […]

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February 26, 2016 9:00 AMCategory: Nutrition

Food Systems for Healthy Places

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The content in this post comes from the Georgia Tech Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse “Food Systems for Healthy Places” blog post by Alfonso Morales, PhD. The built environment, food systems, and health are intricately connected in today’s world. Read below for an overview of three projects seeking to improve food systems on a variety […]

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November 12, 2015 10:07 PMCategory: Nutrition

Healthy Corner Stores

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The Kenton County Plan4Health Coalition (KCP4H) is tackling food systems — and access to healthy food — in northern Kentucky. The coalition is integrating planning and public health to support healthy, vibrant communities for the 40,000 residents living just south of Cincinnati. Recently, Kenton County was able to address public health through official planning efforts. […]

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