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Understanding Healthy Procurement

Using purchasing power to increase access to healthy food

Food & Beverages
Good Governance

State and local government agencies often buy food, in large quantities, to provide or sell to employees and residents – and the more they purchase, the greater impact they can have on community health.

ChangeLab Solutions developed this guide to show how governments can adopt healthier procurement (or purchasing) policies to help improve public health, lower overall costs, and provide leadership for the private sector to do the same.