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Healthy Food Retailing_KC

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The HEAL Library is a searchable resource of Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) policies for use by community leaders, advocates, municipal and county staff and elected officials.

Healthy Food Retailing_KC

Status

Year

2011

Jurisdiction

Municipal

State

Missouri

POLICY AREA

Vending and Concessions

SUB-TOPIC

LOCALE

Kansas City

SYNOPSIS

Kansas City Grocery Access Task Force task force of nearly 30 experts representing leadership from government, public health, grocery retail, civic, and community and economic development organizations met to explore barriers to supermarket and grocery store development in neighborhoods that lack access to nutritious foods.   The task force identified nine policy recommendations to advocate for change at both the state and local levels.

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