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Tools for Use in the Community

Bring fresh produce to your setting Bring Fresh Produce to Your Setting Guide — Help to make fresh fruits and vegetables available to buy in your local worksite, place of worship or neighborhood.

Cook Smart Eat Smart

Cook Smart, Eat Smart Cooking School — Learn how to prepare simple, healthy and delicious food for you and your family.

Create a Buzz

Create a Buzz - Mobilize Your Community Guide — Create a community-wide campaign to increase physical activity and healthy eating.

Active Play Spaces

Creating Active Outdoor Play Spaces Guide — Learn how to create play spaces that promote physically active play.

ESMM Coalitions

Eat Smart, Move More Coalitions — Promote physical activity and healthy eating opportunities at the community level.

ESMM Handouts

Eat Smart, Move More NC Handouts — Post or distribute these nutrition and physical activity handouts - available in Spanish and English.

Eat Smart, Move More and Go Green

Eat Smart, Move More and Go Green Tips — Help the environment while eating smart and moving more.

Encouraging SNAP - Farmers Markets

Encouraging SNAP Participation at Farmers’ Markets Guide — Attract SNAP customers to your farmers’ market.

Faithful Families Walking Challenge — Motivate community members to walk more every day.

Garden Guide

Growing Communities through Gardens Guide — Start a community garden.


Farmers’ Markets’ Comprehensive Guide for SNAP/EBT — Assist farmers’ markets with SNAP/EBT implementation. Contains steps, best practices and resources.


Farmers’ Markets’ Quick Reference Handbook for SNAP/EBT — Accept SNAP/EBT, debit and/or credit cards at your farmers’ market.


Health Impact Assessments — Learn more about this decision-making process used to determine how a project, policy or program might influence health.

Healthy Celebrations

Healthy Celebrations and Events Guide — Serve healthier, kid-friendly options during any food-related event or celebration.

Healthy Food Retail

Healthy Food Retail Toolkit — Assist small food stores with increasing their healthy options and help them apply for the NC Healthy Food Retail Designation.

Healthy Meeting Guide

Healthy Meeting Guide — Serve healthier foods at meetings and events.

After School Standards

Move More After-School Standards — Use this guide to create practices, policies and environments supportive of physical activity in after-school programs.

Move More, Walk Now Move More, Walk Now — Discover walking tips, tools and guides for walkers, hikers and organizers.

My Eat Smart Move More

My Eat Smart Move More Website — Check out these simple solutions to help you and your family eat smart and move more.

Childhood Obesity Prevention Demonstration Project

NC Childhood Obesity Prevention Demonstration Project — Build community partnerships to reduce childhood obesity.

North Carolina Breastfeeding-Friendly Business Award — Become a breastfeeding-friendly business. North Carolina Guide to Incorporating Health Considerations into Comprehensive Plans North Carolina Guide to Incorporating Health Considerations into Comprehensive Plans — Learn how to incorporate health considerations into comprehensive plans.


Shared Use Agreements and Assessments — Learn about shared use efforts and agreements in North Carolina communities.

Steps to Health Steps to Health, NC State SNAP-Ed — Learn to eat smart, move more, and reduce risk of chronic disease, must be eligible for SNAP to participate.
Move More Walking Map Guide

Walking Map Guide — Promote safe walking routes in your community.

Wayfinding Guide Wayfinding Guide — Implement a wayfinding system to encourage physical activity in your community.

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Eat Smart, Move More, Weight Less

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program — Participate in a 15-week group weight management program.

EFNEP's Families

EFNEP's Families Resource — Provide nutrition education to limited-resource families. Handouts are available in Spanish and English.

Fruits and Veggies Challenge

Fruits and Veggies Challenge — Motivate employees at your worksite to eat more fruits and vegetables every day.

Meal Planner and Activity Logs

Meal Planner and Activity Logs — Keep track of your efforts to eat smart and move more.

Motivational Posters Motivational Posters — Download and display posters that encourage people to make healthy choices.

NC Healthy Schools

NC Healthy Schools Website — Create a Coordinated School Health Program.

Snacks and Drinks Guide

Snacks and Drinks Guide — Learn about healthier snack and drink options.

Stairwell Guide

Stairwell Guide — Encourage people to move more with a stairwell initiative. Posters are available to download.


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