Nutrition Security is when all people have consistent access to safe, healthy affordable foods for them to enjoy optimal health and well-being.
We believe everyone should have the nutritious food they need to support their health at every stage in life. Yuma HEAL Coalition aims to improve equitable access to nutritious food by
A Food System is all of the components that are involved in the growing, transportation, processing, selling, consuming and disposing of food.
A food policy council is a group of people who come together to improve food systems. As a working group of the Yuma HEAL Coalition, the Food Policy Council will bring together community residents, community agencies and local government to engage in a variety of efforts to enhance food access within our local food system.
The Food Policy Council is currently under development.
If you are interested in being a part of this workgroup, please contact: