Know Your Farmer

Think about the origin of the term "Plow to Plate," New Milford Hospital's sustainable foods dining program. Implied in the name is a direct relationship in which the food consumed goes from the farm field to the dinner plate, with no middlemen in between, other than gifted chefs.

Local, chemical-free and sustainable, this truly wholesome system is both healthy and medicinal for those who are ailing. But the program is about more than treating and feeding the sick; it's also about raising awareness and support for public health, and several local farmers contract with the New Milford Hospital to supply the program, including: