Food in Communities (FIC) is a regional collaborative which uses community-based participatory approaches to build on community strengths and assets to address food insecurity and increase access to healthy, affordable, and culturally important foods.
The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment, Jefferson County Public Health, and Food Justice NW Aurora lead FIC with funding from the Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Chronic Pulmonary Disease Grants Program at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This project is a collaboration between these public health and food justice agencies, community-based organizations, residents and food policy councils. Our goal is to increase equitable access to healthy, affordable, culturally relevant food at the neighborhood level by:
How to Get Involved in Food in Communities
We’d love to have you join one of our local or regional coalitions.