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Promoting a Nutritious Diet Inside and Outside the Hospital

Description
Highlights a rural Vermont hospital's efforts to promote healthier eating habits both inside and outside the hospital by locally sourcing food, encouraging participation in their "Ton of Tomatoes" project, and processing produce to help food-insecure community members. Discusses efforts of other hospitals promoting healthy diets, including removing unhealthy cafeteria meal options and promoting community gardens.
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
American Hospital Association
Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Food security and nutrition · Hospitals · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention