The Denver County Community Food Utility (DCCFU) exemplifies tri-sector innovation, harnessing existing resources from all three sectors while simultaneously aligning their self-interests:
Private Sector: DCCFU-contracted retailers will use their supply chains to procure and stock food items.
Public Sector: Government entities will help establish and enforce quality and service standards and will facilitate funding.
Social Sector: Community organizations will leverage contacts and technical skills to provide outreach and offer “wrap-around” services to members, such as cooking and nutrition support, employment, healthcare, transportation.
Private Sector: DCCFU-contracted retailers will have increased foot traffic. Contracted and non-contracted retailers can reach new customers with coupons.
Public Sector: Healthier citizens results in reduction in healthcare costs.
Social Sector: Extends reach of resources and programs to their intended recipients.
The Community Food Utility White Paper
Our White Paper, below, introduces and details the transformative potential of Universal Basic Food (UBF) program, with the ability to ensure that healthy, high-quality food is available for all people. Some browsers may prevent previewing; if pdf doesn’t appear, please download.
One primary goal of the Community Food Utility is the development of the Universal Basic Food (UBF) program, which will make a wide selection of high-quality, healthy foods available to all residents. The video below features an early stage walk-through of the Universal Basic Food prototype application as it pertains to the Denver County, showing the ease with which users can use and benefit from this program. You can also