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Monday, May 03, 20214:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Rural Grocery Stores – Effective Tools and Partnerships to Advance Systems and Strategies
Location: Virtual

This session will describe approaches to engage community members and business owners in rural communities to improve healthy food access via rural grocery stores. Recipients will hear from speakers with experience implementing various food system strategies working in and with rural groceries.


  1. David Procter, Ph.D. Director / Founder, Rural Grocery Initiative Professor, Communication Studies, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  2. Donna E Field Martin, MPH, AICP Senior Public Health Planner, Double Up Heartland Program Manager Mid-America Regional Council, Kansas City, MO
  3. Jenny Osner, Owner Hired Man's Grocery and Grill, Conway Springs, KS
Session Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify strategies for implementing nutrition incentives, food distribution, and partnerships to improve healthy food access in rural grocery stores.
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