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Economic and Community Development Outcomes of Healthy Food Retail

In an effort to share our research with our constituents, PolicyLink continues to report—often in conjunction with partners—around equitable strategies that can help all Americans prosper. By "Lifting Up What Works" and spreading the stories of effective change on the ground, we highlight proven efforts to improve communities and support the work needed to replicate those efforts.

Economic and Community Development Outcomes of Healthy Food Retail

This new report looks at the connection between improved healthy food access and resulting economic and community development. The purpose is to encourage researchers to include assessment of economic outcomes in their healthy food access research agenda; and to provide an evidence base to support decision makers in advancing policies to improve healthy food access in their jurisdictions.

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