Food Access and Built Environment Webinar Series

June 22, 2022 – 12:00 pm – Built Environment and Cancer Prevention in Urban Colorado

July 20, 2022 – 11:30 am – Built Environment and Cancer Prevention in Rural Colorado

Recorded Webinars

Exploring Food Access in Urban Settings

October 26

In support of the Second Goal of the 2021-2025 Colorado Cancer Plan, to increase the prevalence of healthy behaviors for the people of Colorado, we would like to spread the word about healthy behaviors. The Colorectal Cancer Task Force and  Survivorship & Palliative Care Task Force would like to invite you to attend our webinar series over the next several months. The first in the series will cover Food Access in Urban Settings on October 26, with the remaining webinars focused on Food Access in Rural Settings, Built Environments in Urban Settings, and Built Environment in Rural Settings – dates TBD.

Objectives for the first webinar in the series on Food access in urban settings are:

1. To understand barriers and solutions to increase access to urban food systems.
2. To understand how access to food systems impacts cancer prevention, treatment, and survivorship
Panelists for this webinar will include Brandy Brogan of Project Angel Heart, Wendy Smittick of Food in Communities and a representative from Metro Caring.

Exploring Food Access in Rural Settings

February 16 

In support of the Second Goal of the 2021-2025 Colorado Cancer Plan, to increase the prevalence of healthy behaviors for the people of Colorado, we would like to spread the word about healthy behaviors. The Colorectal Cancer Task Force and Survivorship & Palliative Care Task Force would like to invite you to attend our webinar series over the next several months. The second in the series will cover Food Access in  Rural Settings on February 16th, with the remaining webinars focused on Built Environments in Urban Settings, and Built Environment in Rural Settings – dates TBD. Speakers from Project Angel Heart and Safe Abundant Nutrition Alliance (SANA) will contribute to our discussion.

Objectives for the second  webinar in the series on Food access in rural settings are:

  • Understand how food and nutrition impacts cancer prevention, survivorship, and management during treatment.
  • Understand barriers for food access in rural Colorado
  • Identify solutions and resources to address food access barriers