Due to COVID-19, Rural Grocery Initiative staff continue to work remotely. To get in touch with us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond promptly.
Keeping Groceries Alive Webinar Series
This eight-part webinar series presents the steps for completing a successful grocery business transition. In many cases, some form of community or shared ownership model provides a viable opportunity for maintaining a vibrant rural grocery store. Each webinar explores a different topic pertinent to successful business transitions.
Click here to find the recordings, slides, and additional materials for each webinar in the series.
Kansas Rural Grocery Survey
The Rural Grocery Initiative is conducting a research study that will survey all rural and independent grocery stores in Kansas. The purpose of this research is to gather key information on the characteristics and best practices of rural and independent grocery stores in Kansas.
Click here for COVID-19 guidance for retailers.
Kansas Healthy Food Initiative
The Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI) is a public-private partnership that aims to increase access to affordable, healthy food in low-resource and underserved communities across Kansas. The Rural Grocery Initiative serves as the Food Access Organization for this program.
This video introduces the KHFI program and explains how to apply for funding or technical assistance.
For more information about KHFI, please contact us by email at email@example.com.