Millions of American families do their shopping at local corner stores, where it’s often a struggle to find healthy food options and easy to find processed items high in sugar, fat, and salt. But healthy corner store initiatives can make the healthy choice, the easy choice, by stocking corner stores’ shelves with healthy foods.

Join the effort to transform local corner stores in your community into places where everyone, especially children, can access the foods that help them stay healthy and strong.

 

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Dallas Store Owner’s Push for Healthy Foods

The lack of quality grocery stores continues to be a huge problem for the residents of South Dallas.

NBC Dallas Fort Worth

October 4, 2016

YMCA’s Healthy Corner Store Initiative provides fresh foods in “food deserts”

Your community may have access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods, but the same can’t be said for some areas around the state.

Fox 17 Michigan

October 4, 2016

Lawmakers advocate for better access to healthy food

Lawmakers and regular folks strolled past more than 70 venders at the Farmers Market at the Capitol Thursday.

NPR

October 4, 2016