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Put the words hospital and food together and most of us cringe. But a group of health care providers is trying to change all that, and they are doing it for a very good cause.
Jenna Umbriac, a nutrition educator for Manna Food Center in Montgomery County, offers tips for finding good food that doesn't break the bank.
Feeding a family on $5 a day is not a challenge for thousands of families, it's a necessity. Even in affluent Montgomery County, thousands struggle to live on the federally funded supplemental nutrition assistance program, or SNAP, known to most people as food stamps.
We all know eating seasonal, local food is more healthy and better for the economy, but not everyone can afford trips to Whole Foods or farmers markets.