Planning how to share information about a healthy food access program can help ensure long-term success. Key questions for dissemination planning include:
- Who is the target audience?
- What information do they need to know?
- How will they receive this information?
There are many ways to share information with stakeholders and community members. Common methods of dissemination include:
- Monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
- Posters, flyers
- Evaluation methods
- Case studies
- Television, radio, and online radio (like Spotify or Pandora) public service announcements about food access resources
Social media campaigns
- Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest
- National Farm to School Month
- No Kid Hungry Share Our Strength Powered by Breakfast
- National School Breakfast Week
- National School Lunch Week
- National Gardening Week
- Local Food Month
Meetings and Conferences:
- Neighborhood or community meetings
- Farm to Cafeteria Conference
- School Nutrition Association's Annual National Conference
- State farmers market conferences
- National Good Food Network Conference
- American Community Gardening Association's Annual National Conference
- U.S. Department of Agriculture conferences
Resources to Learn More
of Findings: How to Share Results
Details the why, what, when, and how of disseminating evaluation results and/or procedures. Includes an effective dissemination checklist and examples of successful dissemination products.
Author(s): Olsho, L., Baronberg, S., Abel, Y., et al.
Organization(s): Center for Disease Control and Prevention