The Essential Info Packet provides planners with a collection of examples that demonstrate a connection between health and the built environment. These examples include zoning laws, policies, and how-to guidance on how communities across the country have addressed issues of public health. First it provides a list of sources which analyze the importance of creating a connection between health and the built environment. It also includes, collaborations with local governments and agencies, health impact assessments, comprehensive plans and toolkits and model documents on planning for health in the built environment. It also focuses on communities who have incorporated healthy food systems through fast-food outlet controls, mobile food vendors, urban agriculture, healthy food stores, and farmer’s markets.