Archive | August, 2012

Baltimore program connects farms and corner stores

Pilot designed to improve residents’ eating habits At Linden Market in Reservoir Hill, shelves are heaped high with miniature pies, cupcakes, and candy. Three dozen flavors of salty snacks burst from cardboard boxes. Around the corner at the Whitelock Community Farm, deep green leaves of chard fan from raised beds, cucumber vines wind up trellises […]

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Truly healthier ‘hoods?

Several of Philadelphia’s nutrition initiatives, including its Healthy Corner Stores Initiative, are profiled in this article. Currently 630 stores are participating in the program by adding at least four new healthy items to their shelves. One of Philadelphia’s healthy corner stores is profiled. The store owner interviewed reports that so far the healthy food has […]

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Baltimore business gets a Main Street Makeover

In Baltimore, one small-business owner uses his corner store to help his community. Branding expert and “Buyology” author Martin Lindstrom […]

Coming to Our Senses on Education and Nutrition

Dr. Kohlstadt is a Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and double-board certified in preventive […]

High school leaders create buzz in Baltimore

By Karen Nitkin October 12, 2014, The Baltimore Sun Sydney Miller, a 15-year-old sophomore at Broadneck High School in Annapolis, lost […]

Reality Check: To Burn Off A Soda, You’ll Have To Run 50 Minutes

By: Allison Aubrey Oct. 16, 2014, NPR As a society, we don’t pay much attention to nutrition information when we […]

Keeping Health in Stock at New York City’s Bodegas

By WINNIE HUJUNE 16, 2014 Photo Jetro Cash and Carry, a wholesale outlet in the Bronx, is a go-to spot […]

Group aims to improve food at Pa. corner stores

By KATHY MATHESON -Associated Press Wednesday, January 29, 201 Customer Alvaro Maduro, left, speaks with Maria Vanegas with The Food Trust […]