Result to guide this work:
- All in Buncombe county have access to nutritious food and are inspired to make choices and utilize skills that support a healthy life
- Food insecurity
- Adult consumption of fruits and vegetables during the past week
- * Note: Partners also identified that diabetes is an important indicator to monitor in regards to food security and vegetable consumption.
- Build on community successes and identify gaps via Mission Mapping and partner follow-up to clarify what is happening in the community around
- use of media and messaging campaigns
- Skills education
- Built environment (community gardens, pantries, corner stores, tailgates)
- System change work in schools, health care, transportation, policy
- Research and present for review to group, evidenced-based successes from other communities around above
- Convene team to explore the eNOugh campaign or similar initiatives and how they could be used to support food security and healthy eating. (Team members identified)
- New Support work initiated by Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council with multi-agency engagement to explore bringing a SNAP "Double Bucks" program to Buncombe County.
- Research details of Oregon's FEAST campaign.
- Follow-up with ASAP about worker engagement initiative
- Begin engaging newly identified partners
- Fill “data holes”
- Identify the most effective strategies to REALLY work together with those most closely impacted by food security
- Community Navigators, Photo Voice, stipends to community members assisting with engagement and data collection, Powerful People curriculum,
- Explore use of "Talk to Action-type Approach with community members"
- Define organization/agency/people commitment
For more information contact Terri March