Food & Beverages

Making the healthy choice the easy choice

A healthy diet is key to maintaining good health. Well-designed food systems positively shape the health, environmental, social, and economic outcomes of neighborhoods and communities. We work on a variety of policy strategies that advance health equity through each component of the food system and help ensure access to healthy, affordable foods and beverages.

Get started with the resources we've highlighted below, and learn more about all of our areas of work.

Food Systems Guide
Strategies for Health & Food System Partners
This guide offers legal and policy considerations to help health systems, local governments, and community organizations collaboratively build just and resilient food systems.
Procurement Collection
ChangeLab Solutions explores solutions at the intersection of food policy and procurement strategies, to improve community health and create more just food systems.
Sugary Drinks
Limiting Sugary Drinks
Sugary drinks like soda and sports drinks are a proven driver of diabetes, obesity, and health inequities. Use our sugary drink tools to protect your community from Big Soda companies.
Juvenile Food System
Food in Juvenile Justice Facilities
Nutritious food is crucial to the health of young people incarcerated in the juvenile justice system. Explore our resources on juvenile justice food environments.