You are viewing 2 posts for 2016 by the author Yael Lehmann

Perspectives of Urban Corner Store Owners and Managers on Community Health Problems and Solutions

Article co-authored by The Food Trust, published in Preventing Chronic Disease

Urban corner store interventions have been implemented to improve access to and promote purchase of healthy foods. However, the perspectives of store owners and managers, who deliver and shape these interventions in collaboration with nonprofit, government, and academic partners, have been largely overlooked. We sought to explore the views of store owners and managers on the role of their stores in the community and their beliefs about health problems and solutions in the community. 

Read the full article here


The Food Trust Hosts 2017 Summer Research Institute

The Food Trust has launched an 8-week-long Summer Research Institute (SRI) running from June through August 2017.


This year’s Institute will focus on collecting data about food behaviors and food access, particularly how far residents travel to corner stores, grocery stores and farmers markets.


SRI participants work with The Food Trust's Research & Evaluation team and in small groups for field work. They also participate in weekly in-office trainings on a range of evaluation topics such as evaluation planning; research and evaluation ethics; quantitative, qualitative and geospatial research methods; data collection strategies for surveys, interviews and observations; data management, analysis and reporting; and presentation skills.


Enrollment is currently closed for summer 2017. For more information, contact Kelly Yerger at 


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