How Two Hospitals Are Taking 'Food as Medicine' to Heart

December 22, 2014 6:06 PM

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How Two Hospitals Are Taking 'Food as Medicine' to Heart

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, hosts a farmers market every Wednesday in its main lobby featuring produce gown on the hospital’s 25-acre farm.

The land used for the farm was a hospital lawn until 2010 when a horse-drawn plow broke ground on the first 4 acres. The farm, now known as “The Farm at St. Joe’s,” has since expanded to include three large “hoop houses,” greenhouse-like structures that provide seasonal produce for the market -- as ...

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