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Food Market Measures Toolkit: Assessment of Food Environment, Consumers, and Store Owners

The Food Market Measures Toolkit compiles, categorizes, and describes healthy food retail measures to assist researchers and public health practitioners in selecting the appropriate measurement tool for their work. While a majority of measures focus on store environment and availability of healthy food, this guide also includes measures of consumer and store-owner perspectives. In addition, More

Date: February 2015

Resource Type: Tools & Measures

Focus Areas: Food Access Food Retail

Developing a Toolkit to Measure Access to Healthy Foods at Urban and Rural Corner Stores

The project seeks to address a measurement gap in food access research by assessing various factors in corner stores within the context of the larger food environment related to childhood obesity prevention. Using mainly qualitative approaches, a toolkit of healthy corner store measures, specific to store owners, parents, and adolescents will be developed. The long-term More

Date: January 2013

Resource Type: Grant Summary

Focus Areas: Food Access Food Retail