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• The Addison County Independent has a story about what’s called the “Farmacy Project,” described as a program that contracts “with local, emerging farms for fresh fruit and veggies that will be distributed, free of charge, to a select group of patients culled from two Porter Medical Center practices — Addison Family Medicine and Pediatric Primary Care in Middlebury — along with the Mountain Health Center in Bristol … Participants will be given a variety of support services to make sure they get maximum benefit from the fresh produce, aimed at turning the tide on health woes ranging from hypertension to diabetes.”

These support services include nutrition counseling as well as advice about cooking and menu preparation.

Yet another example of going beyond traditional approaches and being a resource for consumers, not just a source of product.
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