“Healthy Foods, Healthy Businesses” — Storeowner Training

March 19, 2013, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Expo Center


Healthy Neighborhood Market Network – Store Owner Trainings
Tues, March 19, 2013 & Thurs, April 25, 2013

The Los Angeles Food Policy Council presents two more Healthy Neighborhood Market Network trainings this spring! The first training will be on on Tuesday, March 19 at the Expo Center in South Los Angeles and the second will be on April 25th in Boyle Heights. These trainings are designed to empower independent store owners and their staff to successfully introduce healthy food items at their stores. To better serve the diversity of neighborhood market owners in Los Angeles, the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network is providing Korean and Spanish language programming and translation services at the trainings. Please see below for more details.

“Healthy Foods, Healthy Businesses” —
Healthy Neighborhood Market Network Training
Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Divided into two distinct components, this training aims to:

Education: Part I is an hour-long speaker session conducted completely in Korean, with English translation provided. Speakers will contextualize storeowners’ political, economic and social roles in their communities and respective industries, in order to encourage best business practices.
Skill Building: Part II offers hour-long food retail skills building workshops, conducted in English, with Spanish and Korean translation available. Storeowners meet with industry experts, and draft a personalized action plan for enhancing store design, produce inventory or healthy food profits.

Participants can apply the knowledge and skills they learn at this training to convenience store, liquor store and small market operations. A networking lunch will be provided between Part I and II for registered participants.

Event Information:
Location: Expo Center. 3980 Bill Robertson Lane. Los Angeles, CA 90037
Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: Free for storeowners and nonprofits, $10 for general public
Register Online:
Register By Phone: 213-978-1568
Questions: Email healthyneighborhoodmarkets@gmail.com

This event is sponsored by the Healthy Neighborhood Market Network of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council, Community Financial Resource Center, and Community Coalition with support from Citi Community Development.

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