Food Trust, The
Food Trust, The

1617 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, 19103, United States

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Our consulting department helps clients throughout the United States and internationally to benefit from the organization's deep knowledge base and to replicate our successful, innovative programs and policies to expand access to healthy, affordable food for all.

We contract directly with federal, state, local, commercial and nonprofit entities on a wide variety of healthy food access programs and policy initiatives, ranging from provision of technical assistance to consulting support for larger programs and federal public health initiatives. We are a certified subcontractor on several major federal contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Food Trust's consulting services include:

·       Strategic planning

·       Program/policy design, implementation and evaluation

·       Comprehensive community food assessments and GIS mapping

·       Customized training, webinars, reports and presentations

·       Technical assistance (TA)


Our expertise includes programs and policies regarding:


·       Healthy food retail in supermarkets, corner stores, chain convenience stores and rural grocery stores 

·       Healthy food incentives

·       Food distribution systems

·       Healthcare/food system linkages and health equity

·       Farmers markets 

·       Farm to school and farm to institution

·       Early childhood nutrition education and preschool initiatives

About The Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook

The Sustainable Food Systems Sourcebook is a free database of degree programs, consultants, scholarships, funding, conferences, and other education and training resources for professionals and students focused on food systems work. It is published by the Thomas A. Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems in collaboration with the North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN). The Lyson Center is a project of the Center for Transformative Action (a 501c3 nonprofit organization affiliated with Cornell University).


Contact Duncan Hilchey with any questions or comments.