This webinar provides case studies of the three most common types of local gardening efforts – community gardens, school gardens, and employer-sponsored gardens. These case studies will discuss key components needed to establish and successfully maintain these gardening efforts.
This webinar provides an overview of why school food procurement is key to changing the nutritional quality of school meals. Presenters highlight schools’ practices of procuring food for federally-funded school meal programs, the legal requirements schools must follow when procuring food, and schools’ opportunities to leverage procurement practices for the improvement of school nutrition.
This webinar series discusses role of local gardening efforts in promoting public health and reducing obesity and provide an overview of important legal and policy considerations impacting local gardening efforts.
- Liz Makins, Manager Obesity Initiatives, American Heart Association
- Mary Marrow, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center
Drafting effective policies is critical to achieving overall systems change. Having clear policies helps to avoid confusion and controversy during the implementation phase. This webinar provides tips and suggestions on challenges, and provide tools to overcome those hurdles.