Grocery Store Initiatives
Listed below are information and references to address physical activity and nutrition in specific sites or settings within the community.
|Check Out Healthy P-00566 (PDF) - Check Out Healthy is a toolkit for addressing the food environments within and surrounding food stores in Wisconsin communities. Local coalitions, local community leaders and other public health practitioners can use Check Out Healthy as a tool to increase the availability of and access to healthier foods and beverages. Promoting the consumption of healthier foods and beverages, such as fruits, vegetables, and drinking water, is important for creating healthy communities. Check Out Healthy focuses on improving the food environments of food stores to make it easier for individuals to make healthy choices.|
Materials for Implementation
- Healthy Stores Project (Dr. Joel Gittelsohn, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) (Search selected grocery store intervention projects for materials and resources.)
- California Department of Health –Retail Food Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Success Story: Corner Stores in Rural Wisconsin Provide Residents with Fresh Produce
Assessment and Evaluation Tools