Examples from ‘Away’

Fresh Roots, Vancouver
Fresh Roots builds market gardens on underutilized institutional land and currently runs three 1/4 acre farms at public schools.

Fletcher Allen Center for Nutrition and Healthy Food Systems
“The reason we built the rooftop garden was an an educational component for patients and employees, the community, to come and learn about how to grow food, why is it good for you, what to do with local food…”

… and more from Fletcher Allen:

Localvore Links Help Chef Richard Jarmusz Reinvent Hospital Food 

Interesting things happen when a professional chef gets “stolen” from his position in an acclaimed hotel to head up a hospital’s food service operations just as demand for local products had started to soar. Fletcher Allen Health Care Executive Chef Richard Jarmusz has been at the helm 10 years, and has been able to help lead the facility’s approach toward a more healthful, sustainable and delicious approach to the food it serves.  Read more

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor MI
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital unveiled the first universally accessible hoop house for gardening therapy

Cancer Treatment Centers of America  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8OKVhaiD1M&feature=youtu

Common Roots Urban Farm, Halifax http://partnersforcare.ca/urban_farm/history

Earthwork’s gardens, Detroit http://www.cskdetroit.org/EWG/markets_programs/the_farm

The Garden Patch, Saskatoon http://saskatoonfoodbank.org/gardenpatch/

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Detroit http://www.realfarmacy.com/first-organic-hospital-greenhous/?goback=%2Egde_2612649_member_274748803#%21

http://www.henryfordwestbloomfield.com/body_wbloomfield.cfm?id=56803

Hope Blooms, Halifax http://hopeblooms.ca/

Noble Correctional Institution in Ohio
http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/554455/-GREEN–PRISON.html?nav=5002

Urban Aboriginal Intergenerational Community Kitchen/Garden Project in Vancouver http://www.vnhs.net/programs-services/garden-project/background

Vermont State Prison Farm
http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/projects/vermont-state-prison-farm-900-acres-windsor-vermont/
http://vtdigger.org/2012/11/20/prisoners-package-potatoes-for-vermont-foodbank/