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The Food Trust provides technical assistance services to help public and private organizations increase access to nutritious food and promote thriving communities. We contract directly with federal, state, local, commercial and nonprofit clients throughout the United States on a wide variety of programs and policy initiatives.

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  • Healthy food retail (including supermarkets, corner stores, chain convenience stores and rural grocery stores)
  • Nutrition incentives (i.e., coupons for fruits and vegetables)
  • Food distribution and regional food systems
  • Healthcare/food system linkages and social determinants of health
  • Farmers markets
  • Food events
  • Farm to school/farm to institution
  • Early childhood and school-based nutrition education
  • Adult nutrition education



  • ServSafe training and exam proctoring (Food Handler and Manager level certifications)
  • Program/policy design, implementation and evaluation
  • Comprehensive food access initiatives including improving healthy food access, supporting healthy food availability, and nutrition education programming
  • Customized training, webinars, reports and presentations
  • One-on-one technical assistance (TA)
  • Programming such as nutrition lessons, health screenings, healthy food marketing and promotion within a food retail environment
  • Modifying retail settings to increase the sale and promotion of healthy foods (e.g., store layout, equipment, signage)
  • Meeting facilitation, coalition building, partner development
  • Food event support and/or management (e.g., Night Market-inspired event, pop-up farmers market)




Our professional staff offers a wide range of technical assistance services rooted in both evidence and practice. Generally, our technical assistance rates are between $100-$150/ hour or arranged on a fee-for-service basis. If you would like to receive a pricing quote or learn more about our services through an informational call, please reach out to the employees below:


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