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Boston Hospital Feeds Patients From Its Rooftop Vegetable Garden

Boston Medical Center feeds patients with veggies from its own rooftop garden. The 2,658-square-foot garden has more than 25 crops and produces around 6,000 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables every year. It is the...

Vegan Meal Options Could Be Required in All New York Hospitals

(Updated December 13, 2019) | All New York hospitals must guarantee vegan options at mealtimes, thanks to a new law. Bill S1471A/A4072 was "passed overwhelmingly" in the Senate and the Assembly, last June. Governor Andrew...
Canada's Hospitals to Get Vegan Vending Machines

Canada’s Hospitals to Get Vegan Vending Machines

Patients and staff at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver could soon have access to a completely vegan vending machine, thanks to The Green Moustache plant-based cafe franchise. The company - which first launched its...
The NGO Wildlife SOS Opens India’s First Elephant Hospital

India Gets Its First Elephant Hospital

India just got its first hospital specifically dedicated to helping elephants. Although elephants are a fundamental part of Indian culture, many are exploited for tourist attractions, used in festival parades, and forced to perform. Opening last week...
California Law Requires Hospitals and Prisons to Offer Vegan Meals

California Law Requires Hospitals and Prisons to Offer Vegan Meals

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 1138, a landmark bill that requires California hospitals to offer at least one healthy vegan option to patients at every meal. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine...
Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital's Hurricane-Damaged McDonald’s to Be Replaced With Healthy Food

Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital’s Hurricane-Damaged McDonald’s to Be Replaced With Healthy Food

A McDonald's restaurant that operated within a hospital is to remain closed after it was damaged by Hurrican Harvey last year. The fast food outlet, located in Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, experienced flood damage...

Vegan Meal Options in California’s Hospitals and Prisons May Soon Be Required By Law

A new bill introduced in California would require facilities such as hospitals and prisons, to offer plant-based vegan meals. According to a press release, the bill has been sponsored by Social Compassion in Legislation and the...
Florida Medical Center Becomes First in the State to Introduce a Plant-Based Menu

Florida Medical Center First in State to Introduce a Plant-Based Menu

A medical center in West Palm Beach, Florida, has become the first medical facility in the state to offer patients plant-based menu options. The Good Samaritan Medical Center hopes to become a national leader...