Philadelphia's Healthy Corner Store Initiative

Philadelphia's Healthy Corner Store Initiative

Philadelphia is a pioneer of the healthy corner store. This overview of the Healthy Corner Store Initiative, created in 2004, explores key findings of the program, including:

• partnering with corner stores is an effective strategy in improving healthy food access in underserved communities
• corner store owners are willing to introduce healthy inventory, but need support
• making small investments in equipment can significantly increase corner stores’ capacity to sell healthy products

Read the Food Trust's full report here to learn from Philadelphia's innovative efforts to transform corner stores!

What kind of food would you'd like to see at your local corner store that you don't currently?

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