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A Farm in the Sky

Devin McCourty is cooking, even if the Patriots are not

A growing trend in employee wellness

Eat, Grow, Learn (PDF)

Boston Medical Center rooftop farm

A ton of produce: Photos of BMC's brand new rooftop garden

With a New Rooftop Farm, Nutrition Is BMC's Highest Priority

Boston Medical Center urban farm serving up veggies to patients

When the Prescription Is a Recipe

Award Recipient at Food and Nutrition Convention and Exposition for the Academy of Food and Nutrition (AND) - October 2016

In recognition as the winner of the AND Council on Future Practice's "Innovations in Dietetics Practice"

Boston Medical Center 2012 James W. Varnum Award Recipient

BMC's Food Pantry and Teaching Kitchen is the proud recipient of the 2012 James W. Varnum National Quality Health Care Award, established by the Trustees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock to recognize an outstanding national leader in health care quality improvement initiatives.

Boston Medical Center 2012 James W. Varnum Award Recipient

BMC's Food Pantry and Teaching Kitchen is the proud recipient of the 2012 James W. Varnum National Quality Health Care Award, established by the Trustees of Dartmouth-Hitchcock to recognize an outstanding national leader in health care quality improvement initiatives.

Video: The Rooftop Farm at Boston Medical Center

Urban Oasis High atop a hospital Power Plant

Boston Medical Center Grows First Hospital-Based Rooftop Farm in Massachusetts

John Stoddard and Lindsay Allen of Higher Ground Farm on the Journey from Idealism to Practicality on a Rooftop Farm

Podcast: A Rooftop Garden at a Medical Center?

Awards

The Teaching Kitchen

  • 2012 James W. Varnum "National Quality Health Care Award" (both pantry and kitchen)
  • 2014 Certificate of Appreciation from the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
  • 2016 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Council on Future Practice's award for "Innovations in Dietetics Practice"

Rooftop Farm

  • Becker's Hospital Review has named BMC one of the 50 greenest hospitals in America
  • Practice Greenhealth in 2018: the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, the highest honor Practice Greenhealth bestows on hospitals
  • Practice Greenhealth in 2017: the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award, the highest honor Practice Greenhealth bestows on hospitals
  • Greening the OR Recognition Award
  • Circle of Excellence award in the energy category.