Equitable Development Toolkit: Access to Healthy Food

This four-part toolkit from PolicyLink provides resources for low-income communities to increase access to healthy, affordable food.

PolicyLink’s Equitable Development Toolkit includes 27 tools to reverse patterns of segregation and disinvestment, prevent displacement, and promote equitable revitalization and includes such topics as housing, land use and wage justice. The Access to Healthy Food toolkit is intended to guide policymakers, business owners and residents to develop a more equitable food system. The toolkit includes the following four guides:

Each guide provides an overview, instructional resources, data, funding resources and case studies, as well as a helpful chart that assists with deciding which strategies best suit the community’s needs.

For more information on the topic sections, see the Food Security Learning Center topics Farmers’ Markets and Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens.




Updated 9/2014