May 23 2017

Healthy Corners Stores Expand in Montgomery, Macon, and Lowndes

By |2017-10-17T13:33:34-05:00May 23rd, 2017|

Montgomery, Ala. – The Wellness Coalition, together with the Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission (CARPDC), has expanded their Healthy Corner Store program for a third year in “food deserts”— areas with limited access to fresh, healthy food. In 2015, five stores in Montgomery, Macon, and Lowndes counties were chosen to launch the Healthy [...]

Feb 14 2017

Second Group of Healthy Corner Stores Report Success

By |2017-10-17T13:27:30-05:00February 14th, 2017|

The Wellness Coalition is working with the Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission (CARPDC) to increase the number of convenience stores that provide healthier food options including fresh fruits and vegetables. The second year of this “Healthy Corner Store Program” is now complete and data has been collected. The first year of the Healthy [...]