Healthy Food = Good Public Health:
and systems change strategies to improve access to healthy food
Sept. 28, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EDT
A food system that
supports access to affordable, healthy and sustainably produced foods is
essential in promoting overall health in all communities. This is especially
important in low-income communities that are surrounded by food deserts (lack
of access to healthy food) or food swamps (over-abundance of cheap, unhealthy
foods), or are negatively affected by food production methods in their
This webinar will give an overview of the basics of how our food system affects
health and then will explore three innovative strategies that are improving
access to affordable, healthy food.
S. Lawrence, MD
Director, Center for a Livable Future
Program Coordinator, Baltimarket
"Baltimarket: The Virtual Supermarket Project”
Executive Director, FairShare CSA Coalition
"The Health Insurance Reimbursement Project and
other innovative methods of expanding access to CSAs”
Learning Lab Manager, School Food FOCUS
"How School Food FOCUS drives food system change with big--VERY
This webinar is brought to you by APHA, with funding from the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention.
To register, please visit this link.