A Resource for Food Retailers Supporting Family Meals


“As an industry, we’re uniquely qualified to help families eat together more often.”
–Cathy Polley, Executive Director, FMI Foundation


“Family is who you eat with.”
–Grad student


“Frequent family meals are related to better nutrition and decreased risk for unhealthy weight.”
–Univ. of Minnesota


“Teens who have frequent family dinners are at half the risk for substance abuse.”

Idea of the Week for Retailers

Gather The Rainbow

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Highlight the produce section and encourage families to pull together a family meal using as many colors as possible from a rainbow (green salad, orange and red peppers, purple eggplant, blueberries, yellow bananas, etc.)

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Member Feature

Q&A With Gold Plate Award Winner: Price Chopper

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First, tell us about your winning program: We are moving in to our 6th year partnering with Cooperative Extension in New York State to promote family meals.   How did you feel when you found out your program had won … MORE >

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Promotion Planning

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