Local & Sustainable Best Practices

The following resources contain best practices and strategies for implementing local and sustainable procurement in health care food service:

Health Care’s Commitment to Sustainable Meat Procurement: 4 Case Studies 

This report compiles practices and results from four hospitals that are reducing their overall meat purchased for their food service, and purchasing meat raised without the use of non-therapeutic antibiotics.

Menu of Change Reports

The Menu of Change Report contains information on procurement trends, practices, and results at hospitals across the country engaged in healthy food in health care.

2013 Menu of Change Report (pdf)

2011 Menu of Change Report (pdf)