Farm Food as Medicine

Sage Mountain Farm in Southern California is a medium-size organic farm with big ideas. They are exploring the possibilities of collaborating with a few different organizations to help change the food paradigm. The concept—Farm Food as Medicine.

This week we spoke with Manny Garcia, co-owner and general counsel of Sage Mountain Farm. Phil Noble and his wife, Juana are the other co-owners and farmers. Sage Mountain Farm was just recently named to the Food as Nutrition Innovation Council, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Tufts University, and undertaking Food as Medicine food system project with Tufts.

This week we spoke with Manny Garcia, co-owner and general counsel of Sage Mountain Farm. Phil Noble and his wife, Juana are the other co-owners and farmers. Sage Mountain Farm was just recently named to the Food as Nutrition Innovation Council, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Tufts University, and undertaking Food as Medicine food system project with Tufts.

Manny shared with us how he and others are working on this project to change policy on how we address health and nutrition in this country. This collaboration with Tufts, where studies have and are being done on food and nutrition is an important part of this undertaking. Never has it been more important to have a healthy immune system as it is right now. Manny talked about what this could mean for shifting the current paradigm to using healthy food as medicine and perhaps even having food as a prescription. Now, this is a plan Food Integrity Now would whole-heartedly support. Listen below to learn more about these innovative ideas and proposed changes, which we feel are much needed.

We applaud Sage Mountain Farm and all those involved at the Freidman School of Nutrition at Tufts University for this wonderful undertaking! Click on the link below to learn more.

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