Foodshare: A Movement to Solve Hunger
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Healthy food in small corner stores
Katie Martin, a UConn researcher and Foodshare volunteer was co-author of a recently published article about corner stores in Hartford. Published in
Public Health Nutrition on Cambridge Journals
, the research found that:
When small corner stores stock a variety of fruits and vegetables, consumers are more likely to buy them.
SNAP customers were twice as likely to purchase fruit as non-SNAP recipients.
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