GREATIST: 31 Healthier Store-Bought Snacks (Under 150 Calories), 10/11/2014

October 11, 2014

31 Healthier Store-Bought Snacks (Under 150 Calories)

There may a come a time when you need snacks and simply don’t have the time to cook them yourself. This helpful article lists some snacks and brands you can buy ready-to-eat at the grocery store. Bonus? They are all under 150 Calories. If you must have a grab-and-go snack from the store shelves, this is a good place to start! Remember to always read nutrition labels for yourselves, however. Check out our Eat Right guide for information on …

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MAYO CLINIC: Farmers market: A healthy way to buy local, 9/5/2014

September 05, 2014

Farmers market: A healthy way to buy local

Rather than heading to the grocery store this summer, head to your local farmers market instead. According to a national survey of chefs, farmers markets are a major trend for 2014. Shopping at a farmers market has many benefits, including supporting the local economy, providing an opportunity to refresh your healthy eating habits, and offering a wide variety of healthy food to choose from. Fruits, vegetables, and most other products found at farmers markets are homegrown and free …

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Cincinnati Fresh Food Retail Financing Fund

June 23, 2014

The Cincinnati Fresh Food Retail Financing Fund is an innovative financing program created to increase the number of supermarkets, grocery stores, and other fresh food markets in low-income, underserved communities in the Cincinnati area. With funding from the City of Cincinnati, the Center for Closing the Health Gap and the Cincinnati Development Fund will operate the fund with the support of two national organizations, The Food Trust and Uplift Solutions.

Click here to download the Program Guidelines. To find out if you are eligible for the fund, download the application: Cincinnati Fresh Food …

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