Gathering 2011 Breakout Session - Health - Ben Epperson of Helathy Kids, Healthy Communities
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  • Who Are We?
  • Healthy Kids,Healthy Communities • Policy – A law, mandate, regulation or rule (formal or informal). – A requirement that all park vending machines meet certain nutrition guidelines • Environmental Intervention – Physical or material changes to the economic, social or physical environment. – Increase the number of recreation facilities near low income neighborhoods • Systems Change – Includes policy and environmental change and impacts all elements of an organization, institution or community. – Review, change and enforce codes and ordinances to assure pedestrian and bike friendly building and development practices
  • Farmer’s Markets
  • Roanoke City Market Public Markets
  • Food Hubs
  • Smart growth/ New Urbanism
  • Bike Infrastructure
  • Rails to Trails
  • New Urbanism / Smart Growth
  • Main Streets