By Dayna Burtness, published by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP), Minneapolis, MN, August 2009
HealthyFoodforAllstudy809-IATP.pdf (12 pages)
HEALTHY CORNER STORES FOR HEALTHY NEW ORLEANS NEIGHBORHOODS, New Orleans, LA
A 43-page toolkit prepared by Sarah Custer, a Fellow with the Congressional Hunger Center, February 2009.
NOLA_Healthy_Corner_Stores_Toolkit.pdf (43 pages)
THE FOOD TRUST: Healthy Corner Store Campaign, Philadelphia, PA
Corner Store Campaign website includes information about the Corner Store Campaign's social marketing efforts in Philadelphia’s inner-city corner stores and schools, along with lesson plans, other resources and links to related programs. A good description of the Healthy Corner Store Initiative in Philadelphia.
Hartford Food System: THE HEALTHY RETAILER INITIATIVE, Hartford, CT
A pilot project, launched in April 2006 by the Hartford Food System, now with 40 participating stores
Hartford_Healthy_Retailers_2007.pdf (4 pages)
Hartford_Healthy_Retailers_2008.pdf (4 pages)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Human Nutrition:
HEALTHY STORES PROJECT: Manitoba, Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Hawaii
The Healthy Stores Project, based in Baltimore, provides specific information about Manitoba, Ontario, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Hawaii communities, including downloadable, community-customized nutrition education & promotion materials for stores. Coming soon: posters, information for kickoff events, shelf-talkers, fruit & vegetable promotion, and more. Also includes information for retailers (Baltimore-specific) in Korean. Good intervention materials in each case study.
Also, check out this related publication:
PROCESS EVALUATION OF BALTIMORE HEALTHY STORES: A Pilot Health Intervention Program With Supermarkets and Corner Stores in Baltimore City
By Joel Gittelsohn, PhD, Sonali Suratkar, MHS, Hee-Jung Song, MA, Suzanne Sacher, MPH, Radha Rajan, BA, Irit R. Rasooly, BA, Erin Bednarek, BS, Sangita Sharma, PhD, Jean A. Anliker, PhD, RD, LDN Published in Health Promotion Practice for the Society for Public Health Education, 2009
Gittlesohn_2009-BHS.pdf (10 pages)
D. C. Hunger Solutions: HEALTHY CORNER STORE PROGRAM, District of Columbia
The D.C. Healthy Corner Store Program works to reduce food insecurity and improve D.C. residents' health by increasing access to healthy foods in neighborhoods without adequate sources of affordable healthy food. It supports corner grocery stores by expanding their capacity to sell healthy foods and increasing their profits from healthy foods.
CreatingHealthyCornerStoresInDC.pdf (47 pages)
The Neighbors Project: FOOD & LIQUOR PROJECT, Chicago, IL
This pilot project in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood provides social marketing and technical support for local corner stores that carry fresh produce and to encourage others to follow suit. The site includes information on the “Bodega Party in a Box,” and tips for how to hold a corner store cooking class and how to increase produce in your local corner store. Excellent step-by-step link here.
Literacy for Environmental Justice: GOOD NEIGHBOR PROJECT, Bayview Hunters Point, San Francisco, CA
The Good Neighbor Project Case Study explores the community capacity building process in public health assessment, the role that LEJ youth interns played in the project, and the findings eventually contributed to the Good Neighbor Program. Good case study of a project in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point, links to other resources.
UC DAVIS GRANT TRANSFORMS DEL PASO HEIGHTS GROCERY STORE TO IMPROVE COMMUNITY'S DIET, Del Paso Heights, California
A press release from UC Davis about Jimmy’s Market, which went through a market makeover with the help of a grant from UC Davis, and the California Cancer Research Program.