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Food Security Success Stories

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Farmers Market Nutrition Education

Jul 05, 2018

Through the Husky Nutrition Programs’ Farmers Market Education initiative, Registered Dietitians and UConn students promote the value of fresh produce. This is done by providing farmers market information and free nutrition education to Connecticut residents.

Measuring Food Security in Remote Villages

Jun 13, 2016

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Subsistence (DOS) conducts annual field research to measure changes in the amounts of subsistence foods used in rural Alaska. The Alaska Family Nutrition Program’s SNAP-Ed team is partnering with DOS and the Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR) to measure food security in rural Alaskan communities (indicator R6 in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework).

Reinforcing Multi-Sector Partnerships

Jun 13, 2016

The Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MOCAN) is an example of a multi-sector partnership consisting of representatives from more than 50 statewide and local agencies, institutions, organizations, other coalitions, and individuals.