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Incentivizing the Sale of Healthy and Local Food – The Local Government’s Role in Promoting Access to and Purchase of Good Food

This US-based policy brief explores the policies, programs, and projects being developed by local governments to help overcome accessibility and economic barriers to healthy, local food consumption by creating incentives for the sale of healthy and local food for all residents. It documents promising practices for incentivizes that encourage the sale of healthy food.

Resource Information

Date

February 1, 2016

Author

Growing Food Connections

Type

Evidence Summary

Setting

Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Farmers Market, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Workplace

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial

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