NewtonWellesley Hospital

The goal is to have 40 percent of the retail food offerings qualify for the most healthful "E" designation in the EAT labeling system.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital highlights local products, pushes healthy eating

This is part of Food Management’s annual Power Players report. Read more on this year’s state spotlight project here.

Being located in New England poses challenges for operators wishing to maximize local product purchasing. This isn’t exactly the Salinas Valley when it comes to the growing season. 

But as part of the institution’s strong sustainability commitment, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, located just outside Boston, has tried to maximize how much product it buys locally at a reasonable price—and that means plenty of seafood. Local products are highlighted on the menu when

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