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After the dining services director at New Milford Hospital lost his garden, he installed six aeroponic tower gardens—a vertical growing system—on the hospital’s roof.
Patients at Virginia-based Wellmont Health System receive liners on their meal trays that provide information about healthy foods and portion sizes to incorporate into their diet.
market produce
We partnered with our produce company to offer farmers markets to the Northwest Community Healthcare region and employees during the summer months.
The produce Conway Regional Medical Center’s cafeteria offers to visitors and staff is identified by a label that says “Arkansas Grown,” and also states where the farm is located.
pigs farm
Our dishwasher raises pigs, so the majority of the food waste goes to feeding them. A lot of residents worry about wasting food, so we reassure them.
tattoo chef
Behind the swinging doors of noncommercial kitchens, tattoos don’t draw much contention, which is why at least one operator sees body art as a secret weapon.
Kiowa County Memorial Hospital has joined 75 Kansas hospitals pledging to the Kansas Hospital Association to examine food and beverage practices.
After a local paper chastised the University of Iowa hospital system for its high amount of food waste, hospital leaders took a multi-pronged approach to waste reduction and sustainability.
A registered dietitian recently planted a patio garden at Mayo Clinic, citing benefits such as fresh produce for the hospital and opportunities for physical activity, stress release and education.
Vidant Medical Center is offering a new program called “At Your Request,” a hotel-style room service where patients can call a center at any time during the day, hear all of the meal options and...

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