Are you a public health practitioner or student interested in learning more about the health and nutrition of clients of the charitable food assistance network? A food banker interested in nutrition? A community member concerned about the health of your neighbors who are hungry? Then you can benefit from NPI?s online course, Developing a food bank nutrition policy: A guide to procure healthful foods.
Enrollment is now open for this free course. It starts on September 14, 2015 and runs for 6 weeks. Participants in this course will receive a certificate of completion.
After providing technical assistance on nutrition policy development to many food banks across the US, the University of California Nutrition Policy Institute is offering this free online course for the second time this year. It includes guides, tips, example policy language, learning activities and videos to support your work and help food banks become model food provider organizations by distributing healthful foods to low-income populations in their communities.