The Fresh Food Financing Initiative in Philadelphia serves the financing needs of supermarket operators that plan to operate in underserved communities that may have limited access to affordable, healthy foods. Through successful partnerships, the Fresh Food Financing Initiative is being replicated across the country and the President’s 2011 budget proposal includes over $400 million for a national Healthy Food Financing Initiative.
Author: Matthew Soursourian, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Date of Publication: December 23, 2010
Last Updated: December 23, 2010