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Kansas Food First - Summer 2017 Edition

This Small Town Refused to Settle for Walmart When Its Last Local Grocery Store Closed

Nutrition for all:KSU helps new initiative improve healthy food access for Kansans

KHF dedicates more than $4 million to healthy food access


Fifth National Rural Grocery Summit

Agenda for the National Rural Grocery Summit V

Nick Graham as Keynote Speaker for Summit

National Rural Grocery Summit Call for Presentations Reminder

St. John Grocery Store Closing

Call for Presentations and Abstracts

National Rural Grocery Summit V

Rural Grocery Initiative Feeds Small Communities


Crawford County FEAST Addresses Local Concerns

Small Town Grocery with a Twist

Welcome to the Team, Kolia!

AFRI Follow Up

Chapman Food Mart - A Hometown Gem

Community food council hosts panel discussion about grocery store opportunity

K-State’s RGI Working to Increase Healthful Food Options in Rural Grocery Stores

Salina Hosts Meet and Greet to Discuss Local Food System


Rural Grocery Summit IV PowerPoint slides, agenda and sponsors

Rural Grocery Case Study

The Fourth National Rural Grocery Summit

K-State Receives USDA Research Grant to Advance Work with the Rural Grocery Initiative.

RGI Welcomes New Graduate Research Assistant

Fall 2013:

Field Foods in St. Louis

Save Energy and Dollars

Fall 2013 Interns

Morland Mercantile Holds Grand Opening

Morland Community Foundation aims to open community kitchen

Spring 2013:

Customer Service a Family Priority

Kansas Grocery Earns Small Business Awards

Rural Grocery Store Funded by Non-Profit Organization