More than 1.8 million Alabamians, including nearly half-a-million children, live in areas with limited access to grocers and other fresh food retailers. But that is changing with recent progress in funding the Alabama Healthy Food Financing Program!
The Healthy Food for Ohio (HFFO) program was allocated $200K in House Bill 49, the State of Ohio’s biennial budget bill.
For the second year in a row, the Governor and legislators included $1 million in the budget to fund the Healthy Food Retail Act.
The North Carolina General Assembly has included $250,000 in continued funding for the statewide Healthy Corner Store Initiative in this year’s final state budget, bringing the total state investment to $500,000.
The Fertile Ground II final report is designed to create a strategic framework and roadmap for Native-led change to improve nutrition and Native American health.
For millions of Americans, geography might be the biggest barrier to a healthy diet.
The Governor just signed the budget bill, including $1 million in funding to implement the Healthy Food Retail Act.
S-1129/A-1877—Healthy Small Food Retailer Act—has just passed the NJ Senate.
North Carolina lawmakers, advocates, airmen and members of the faith community gathered at the North Carolina Museum of History to pray, eat and discuss improving access to healthy food across the state through the Healthy Corner Store Initiative.
Update on Fertile Ground II: Growing the Seeds of Native American Health
It’s one thing to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables, but quite another to help them actually afford them.
One year ago, I traveled to New York City to announce that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation would commit $500 million toward the goal of helping all children grow up at a healthy weight by 2025, bringing our total investment on this issue to more than $1 billion.