Understanding Healthy Procurement

Understanding Healthy Procurement

Using Government's Purchasing Power to Increase Access to Healthy Food

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.

This guide shows how governments can adopt healthier “procurement” (purchasing) policies to help improve public health, lower overall costs, and provide leadership for the private sector to do the same.

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