Nutrition - Convenience & Grocery Stores
Many communities in Franklin County have limited access to grocery stores, so convenience stores can play a major role in eating habits. We work with convenience stores to increase inventory of fresh, frozen, and canned fruits and vegetables. By increasing access to nutritious foods in convenience stores, we hope to provide better options and to promote these options through signs, posters, community engagement and media coverage. In exchange for a store’s commitment to public health, we provide equipment, promotional materials, and advertising that make the transition smoother and more fruitful for the local businesses.