Getting to Grocery: Tools for Attracting Healthy Food Retail to Underserved Neighborhoods

Publisher: Change Lab Solutions


Document Type: Report

Format: Electronic

Free of cost: Yes


This report identifies the challenges and opportunities of bringing a grocery store into low-income neighborhoods. The report presents various ideas to attract more businesses to open in these types of neighborhoods, and offers tools to help advocates and public agencies coordinate their efforts.

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Growing Food Connection Topic: community food connections

Main Food Topics: food access, food distribution, food marketing, food retail

Sub Food Topics: development, food infrastructure, grocery store, underserved population(s)

Public Policy Topics: Physical projects, Programs, Public investment, Regulations/laws

Geographic Scale: Neighborhood, Urban

Local government or Regional resource focus:

Does the resource address the food security needs of underserved populations in rural, suburban, or urban settings? YES