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Title:Create Environments that Increase Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
Pub. date: September 2005
Edition: 1st
Includes: Online booklet
Audience: Nutrition Educators, Adults
Language: English
Description:This action packet is one of a series of six. It focuses on creating environments that increase fruit and vegetable consumption. It provides the tools and resources needed to create partnerships that will help you achieve your goals. Packet resources include background information, real examples, action steps, presentation materials, resources, and support materials.
Funding Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service, funds for Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE)
Developer: Amy Bouchard
Organization: University of Southern Maine
Phone: 207-615-6601
Length: 59 pages
Assessment instrument Used? yes
Use Restrictions: Permission needed to copy.
Reviewers Comments: This packet outlines 7 action steps to increase fruit and vegetable consumption in the community. In addition, the packet helps users identify clear goals, objectives, activities and evaluation techniques. Supporting materials are included to assist the user, including PSAs, food policy reports, helpful hints, questionnaire, worksheets, a sample policy and an evaluation module.

Also included are real examples from Maine, background information, presentation materials on PowerPoint to help gather interested parties and partners for the project, and adult and youth fact sheets.

For other action packets, see:

View/download files: 
Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Packets (HTML):
Complete Action Packet (PDF|5.73MB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Maine Nutrition Network
    Contact: Lori Kaley
    Mail: 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 11
Augusta, ME 04330
    Phone: 207-626-5258
    Cost: 0.00 per booklet
    Avail. in Qty: No

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