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Healthy Community Food Systems Module

Interested in planning, implementing, or supporting efforts to increase access to healthy food and improve the overall health of communities and individuals? Take this one hour educational module about healthy community food systems.

The Healthy Community Food Systems Module will help you:

  • Describe the current food system.
  • Recognize local food systems and the multiple components of a healthy, sustainable system.
  • Define how a systems-based approach can change behavior at a community level.

Costs and Continuing Education:

  • This training is free.
  • 1.0 certified continuing education unit (CEU) for community health workers or promotores is available for $5.
  • 1.0 general CEU is available for free.

To Access the Module:

  • Register at http://nchwtc.tamhsc.edu/become-a-student/.
  • Users will receive an automated email confirming their registration.
  • Accounts will be available by the next business day.
  • Receive a certificate of completion after successfully completing the training.

The module is hosted by the National CHW Training Center, part of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health’s Center for Community Health Development. This module was developed by the Department of State Health Services Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section in partnership with Sustainable Food Center.