• Profile: Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund

    In 2013, Virginia Community Capital (VCC) launched the Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund to enhance access to nutritious foods in Virginia’s inner cities, small towns, and rural communities.
    Profile: Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund
  • Research Your Community

    This new mapping tool can help individuals and organizations better understand the communities in which they are working to improve access to healthy food.
    Research Your Community
  • Cooking Workshops: The Power of SNAP-Ed

    The Food Trust’s nutrition education programming reaches over 70,000 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible persons in communities throughout southeastern Pennsylvania.

    Cooking Workshops: The Power of SNAP-Ed
  • Grocery Store and Retailer Scorecard

    This webinar archive features the “Grocery Store and Retailer Scorecard” a new evidence based shopping tool that enables grocers to promote healthy in-store purchases.
    Grocery Store and Retailer Scorecard

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    The Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge is a $1.5 million prize competition for cities, counties, and tribes to improve health outcomes, promote health, equity, and social interaction. Applications due 5/31/16.

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    News & Events

    Find the latest media coverage related to healthy food access and sign up for events.


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    Policy Efforts & Impacts

    Learn about the impacts of the Healthy Food Financing Initiative - bringing jobs, economic development, and healthy food access to lower-income communities across the country.
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    Project Profiles

    View this photo essay and in-depth case study about the work of Oakland-based Mandela MarketPlace, an HFFI grantee. 

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    Tackling Hunger is looking for hospitals and health care systems that are working to addres food insecurity. Find out more to nominate an innovative program or policy.