Doctors Try a New Rx

Courtesy Hemera/Thinkstock As part of the Fruit and Veggie Rx pilot program, doctors prescribed coupons redeemable for fresh produce at farmers’ markets in addition to their patient’s regular medications. The results of the program’s effects on patient health will be released in February 2011. “Take two and call me in the morning” is a common, […]

College Dining Takes a Fresh Turn

Courtesy University of Kansas/ Shant Thomas The Farm-to-Cart program gives students at the University of Kansas the opportunity to buy fresh produce from local farms. When students at the University of Kansas go home for Thanksgiving dinner this year, many might actually eat worse food than they do at school. In the college town of […]