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Rural Grocery Initiative

Due to COVID-19, the Center for Engagement and Community Development continues to work remotely. 
To contact us, please email cecd@ksu.edu. We will respond promptly to that email. 
To learn more about the university's current status please visit the Kansas State University's homepage.

  Join our Team!

Kansas State University is seeking a Program Manager to join our healthy food access team. K-State’s food access work includes the Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (www.kansashealthyfood.org) and the Rural Grocery Initiative (www.ruralgrocery.org). This position will be responsible for providing technical assistance, assisting with grant development, event management, and managing partner and stakeholder relationships. Please visit the link below for the full position description and to apply. For best consideration, please submit your application materials using the link below by July 18.

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The Kansas Healthy Food Initiative (KHFI) is a public-private partnership that aims to increase access to affordable healthy food to improve the health and economic development of Kansans and their communities. This video introduces the KHFI program and explains how to apply for funding or technical assistance.

For more information about the KHFI, please contact us by email at khfi@ksu.edu or by phone at 785-532-6868.