Bananas Have Died Out Once Before - Don't Let It Happen Again

You probably take bananas for granted.

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This Hospital Prescribes Fresh Food From Its Own Farm

In an industry usually focused on medicine and procedures, a Philadelphia-area hospital decided what its patients needed was a farm and advice about food.

by Liza Bayless | YES! Magazine

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Slices of banana on a bright blue background
07/19/2018
You probably take bananas for granted. In the United Kingdom, one in four pieces of fruit consumed is a banana and, on average, each Briton eats 10 kg of bananas per year; in the United States, that’... read more
Green apple wound up in stethoscope.
02/02/2017
In an industry usually focused on medicine and procedures, a Philadelphia-area hospital decided what its patients needed was a farm and advice about food. by Liza Bayless | YES! Magazine Five... read more
Slices of banana on a bright blue background
07/19/2018
You probably take bananas for granted. In the United Kingdom, one in four pieces of fruit consumed is a banana and, on average, each Briton eats 10 kg of bananas per year; in the United States, that’... read more
Green apple wound up in stethoscope.
02/02/2017
In an industry usually focused on medicine and procedures, a Philadelphia-area hospital decided what its patients needed was a farm and advice about food. by Liza Bayless | YES! Magazine Five... read more