Course Overview

This self-paced course prepares public health professionals to identify interventions for advancing health equity through food system transformation. Learners will explore a variety of initiatives leading to food access and nutrition, stable employment, income supports, and community health. This overview of the drivers of inequalities within the food system helps to focus public health efforts where they are most needed. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Describe drivers of inequalities in the food system that weaken healthy food environments.
  • Identify critical domains that must be addressed for food system transformation to improve diets, nutrition, and health in an equitable manner within planetary boundaries. 
  • Explain initiatives to increase access to healthy affordable food and reduce food system inequalities at the community level.

Duration:  60 minutes

Continuing Education Information: 1.0 Continuing Competency Credits for CHES, 1.25 CPEUs for Registered Dietitians