Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* A suite of tools and resources to help employers develop and implement a workplace culture and environment that support healthy eating and physical activity among workers. Component topics include: wellness committees, healthy meetings, healthy dining options, water consumption, food in vending machines, fresh farm produce from local farmers, a breastfeeding friendly worksite, physical activity, physical activity clubs, and worksite stairwells.
Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.
Used to measure:
- Indicator ST5: Readiness and Need
- Indicator MT5: Nutrition Supports
- Indicator MT6: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Supports.
- Pilot Tested
The kit was pilot tested in 25 businesses.
* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.