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Title:Community Action Guide: Changing Food Deserts into Food Oases: A Resource for States and Communities
Alt. Title:Food Deserts to Food Oases
Pub. date: September 2011
Includes: Online Document
Audience: Nutrition Educators
Language: English
Description:A Community Action Guide: Changing Food Deserts to Food Oases: A Resource for States and Communities outlines the background and history of food deserts, as well as providing actionable steps to work toward available, affordable, and accessible healthy food choices for communities to positively impact health.

The Guide offers tools to: measure food deserts, identify partners and take action. Success stories and community examples are presented in the Guide illustrate strategies that have been used across the country.

Developer: Ann Pobutsky, Earl Bradbury and Molly Miller
Organization: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Health Equity Council
Length: 9 pages
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes.
Reviewers Comments: This guide is a great tool for nutrition educators who are either working in food deserts or looking for more information on food deserts. Step by step guide presents researched information in a clear cut, easy to read manner. Includes many examples and links to additional articles, toolkits and resources.

This resource is currently only available electronically by clicking on the link below.

Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Health Equity Council
    Contact: Gail Brandt
    Mail: 2872 Woodcock Boulevard, Suite 220
Atlanta, GA 30341
    Order URL:Web Address
    Cost: 0.00 per booklet
    Avail. in Qty: No
    ISBN:This resource is only available electronically.

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