“Hospital Food” is living up to a new standard in several Montana healthcare facilities that are working hard to source local, healthy food and provide deliciously nutritious meals to their patients and visitors.
Visit our Farm to Healthcare database to learn more about efforts to get local food in Montana’s hospitals:
If you work for a healthcare institution and are interested in pursuing healthier, fresher menu options, check out this great publication, Healthy Food in Health Care; A Menu of Options, that features 14 ideas for ways to improve nutrition and food quality in health care facilities.
This publication is put together by Healthy Food in Health Care, a national initiative that seeks to catalyze sustainable procurement efforts, create clinician advocates, and inspire health care institutions to become leaders in shaping a food system that supports prevention-based health care. The closest regional directors for Healthy Food in Health Care are in Oregon and Washington; perhaps a Montana representative could be next!