Buffalo healthcare facilities serving food fresh from the farm

September 27, 2017

Buffalo area medical facilities – from Roswell Park Cancer Institute and Kaleida Health’s Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo to Buffalo General Medical Center and HighPointe on Michigan Avenue are serving food fresh from the farm, according to an article on The Buffalo News website.

A rooftop garden at Kenmore Mercy Hospital provides grape tomatoes, herbs and edible nasturtiums.

More hospitals, like restaurants, are stressing homegrown, locally sourced produce.

It’s been a particular focus on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, where the nonprofit that coordinates hospitals and other organizations on campus launched a “Farm to Hospital” initiative to explore how to bring more fresh produce into campus health care facilities.

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