Tag Archives: Health Care Share

‘Food as medicine’: Rutland’s Farmacy Project
July 18, 2018

‘Food as medicine’: Rutland’s Farmacy Project

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Now entering its fourth year, the Rutland County Farmacy Project opened Wednesday, July 11, at both the Vermont Farmers Food Center (VFFC) on West St. and at the Community Health Center of the Rutland Region (CHCRR) on Stratton Road.

Known previously as…

Local News
December 28, 2016

VFFC Health Care Share innovates with food Rx

By Julia Purdy

RUTLAND—Wednesday, Dec. 21, was the final day of the 2016 season for eligible households to pick up a hefty shopping tote stuffed with fresh, local farm produce at the Vermont Farmers’ Food Center at 251 West Street in Rutland, site of the…

News Briefs
September 8, 2015

Rutland area food program targets health issues

By Stephen Seitz

The Vermont Farmers Food Center has teamed with medical care providers to target patients whose chronic conditions could be improved by bettering their diets. The 12-week program is called Health Care Share and continues through Sept. 23.

Health Care Share was the…