The Food Trust provides consulting services to help public and private organizations promote good nutrition and increase access to nutritious foods. Our consulting department helps clients throughout the United States and internationally to benefit from the organization's deep knowledge base and to replicate our successful, innovative programs and policies to expand access to healthy, affordable food for all.

We contract directly with federal, state, local, commercial and nonprofit entities on a wide variety of healthy food access programs and policy initiatives, ranging from provision of technical assistance to consulting support for larger programs and federal public health initiatives. We are a certified subcontractor on several major federal contracts with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Food Trust's consulting services include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Program/policy design, implementation and evaluation
  • Comprehensive community food assessments and GIS mapping
  • Customized training, webinars, reports and presentations
  • Technical assistance (TA)
  • Food event management


Our expertise includes programs and policies regarding:

  • Healthy food retail in supermarkets, corner stores, chain convenience stores and rural grocery stores
  • Healthy food incentives
  • Food distribution systems
  • Healthcare/food system linkages and health equity
  • Farmers markets 
  • Food events
  • Farm to school and farm to institution
  • Early childhood nutrition education and preschool initiatives


Our professional staff offers a wide range of consulting and technical assistance services rooted in both evidence and practice. If you would like to learn more about our services through an informational call, please fill out our form

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Recent clients include:
  • American Heart Association
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention –  PICH, REACH, National Organization, Tribal Organization, 1422, and 1305 Grantees (Previously: CPPW and CTG Grantees)
  • Colorado Health Foundation
  • ICF International
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Kansas Health Foundation
  • KC Healthy Kids
  • Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
  • National Farm to School Network
  • National WIC Association
  • Nemours Foundation
  • Northern Marianas College
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Salem Health and Wellness Foundation
  • State and local health departments nationally
  • The Health Trust
  • United States Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)
  • United Way
  • Wholesome Wave
  • YMCA
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