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Baltimore Healthy Stroes

Description:

The Baltimore Healthy Stores (BHS) project seeks to promote healthier food choices through store promotions and on-site education. Formative research found that store owners resisted sourcing healthier food because of a lack of consumer demand. Consumers reported they could not purchase healthier foods due to unavailability and poor quality. BHS sought to bridge the gap between supply and demand.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Corner Stores, Healthy Food Access

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Submitted:

09/19/2013

Modified:

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