Hospital launches local procurement initiative

Stephens County Hospital will start incorporating local ingredients into its menus.
A farmer holds a box full of fresh produce.
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Stephens County Hospital in Toccoa, Ga., has started a new local procurement initiative, WNEG Radio reports

The hospital is looking to source local produce from farmers throughout the region to use in its menus. Local products are also going to be made available for purchase in the hospital’s gift shop. 

Hospital officials say that they plan to start purchasing the area produce in the next two weeks. 


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