• Get Your Project Started

    Innovative programs to improve access to healthy food in underserved communities are being implemented across the country. Check out the resources and assessment tools to help you begin a project.
    Get Your Project Started
  • Resources Produced by the Portal

    Check out this collection of webinars, project profiles, tools, and resources produced by the Portal partners to advance healthy food access.
    Resources Produced by the Portal
  • Retail Strategies: Alternative Markets

    Unique and innovative business strategies are being used successfully to bring fresh food to residents in underserved communities.
    Retail Strategies: Alternative Markets
  • A Holistic Approach to Healthy Food Financing

    Capital Impact Partners takes a holistic approach to healthy food financing, by funding projects throughout the entire food system to meet the healthy food needs of underserved communities.

    A Holistic Approach to Healthy Food Financing

What's New

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    USDA Farm to School Grant Program will be awarding approximately $5 million in grant funding to support efforts that improve access to local foods in schools. Applications due 12/8/16.

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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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    Financing Basics: Working with CDFIs

    CDFIs have taken the lead across the country providing financing for healthy food retail and food system development. Learn how to get your project funded.

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    Portland Mercado

    Recognizing the important link between access to healthy food, economic opportunity, community building, and culture, Portland Mercado is an innovative project which includes a Latino cultural space and public market.

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    USDA is seeking retailer volunteers for a two year, nationwide pilot to enable Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase their groceries online.