Hospitals Provide New Markets for Sustainable Farms

When beginning farmers think of markets for their produce, they should increasingly consider local hospitals.  A new study by Health Care Without Harm, an international agency promoting sustainable practices in health care institutions, demonstrates that the majority of US hospitals are choosing to serve their patients fresh, local, healthy foods.  According to the study, more than nine out of 10 of hospitals surveyed served local food or beverages... Read More

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Ecotrust is a Portland, Oregon-based organization dedicated to inspiring economic activity, social equity, and environmental well-being. This sounds like a formidable challenge, and it is, but Ecotrust is chipping away at it through myriad innovative programs in the Pacific Northwest. From California to Alaska, Ecotrust focuses on fresh thinking in forestry, fisheries, native programs, rangeland management, and, naturally,  food and farming. One... Read More

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