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Title:Develop Policies that Support Healthy Eating at Group Events
Pub. date: February 2003
Edition: 1st
Includes: Online Booklet
Audience: Nutrition Educators, Adults
Language: English
Description:This action packet is one in a series of six. It focuses on developing policies that support healthy eating at group events. 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: Lori Kaley
Organization: University of Southern Maine
Phone: 207-626-5258
Length: 44 pages
Assessment instrument Used? yes
Use Restrictions: Permission needed to copy.
Reviewers Comments: This action packet outlines six steps on how to change the food being served to provide healthier options.

The packet includes resources to help reach the goal, including a short Power Point presentation and script to help gather interested parties. A flyer is included to help promote interest and gather people to attend the session. There is also a sample press release, fact sheets, and resources and references to help advocate the cause.

For other action packets, see:

View/download files: 
Physical Activity and Nutrition (PAN) Action Packets:
Complete Action Packet (PDF 2.46 MB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Maine Nutrition Network
    Contact: Lori Kaley
    Mail: 45 Commerce Drive, Suite 11
Augusta, ME 04330
    Phone: 207-626-5258
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate:Available free online.

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