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Food Movement Glossary

Community Food Assessment (CFA)


"A collaborative and participatory process that systematically examines a broad range of community food issues and assets, so as to inform change actions to make the community more food secure." From: What's Cooking in Your Food System: A Guide to Community Food Assessment.

Example of Community Food Assessment (CFA):

In order to create a localized healthy food systems, the CFA is used to learn what kinds of local foods that are available and accessible in the community.
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