Food Security, Resiliency & Access Module « Food Assessment Framework (FAF) Modules « Downloads
|Date posted||February 10, 2013|
|Categories||Food Assessment Framework (FAF) Modules|
The module includes a wide variety of indicators that capture the ability of residents within a community to access and secure healthy foods on a frequent and consistent basis. Because a growing number of Americans live in poverty and the U.S. food system over the last several decades has subsidized high calorie/low nutrition food, food insecurity and nutritional deprivation is a major public policy challenge. Ultimately, a sustainable food system is one that is equitable and able to provide nutritious food to all its residents.