This Page will keep a running list of companies and initiatives that are attempting to use food to shape health outcomes. This is tailored to food in a medicinal context, as opposed to simply providing food access or nutrition education.
Farmbox RX - "FarmboxRx focuses on proactive wellness by delivering food as medicine across America in partnership with Medicaid and Medicare programs. FarmboxRx is a first-of-its-kind nutrition program that makes healthy eating accessible to members of wellness-focused health insurer"
NourishedRx - "NourishedRx is a passionate team of healthcare professionals, food entrepreneurs, and data scientists united by our belief that nutritious food and social interaction are strong determinants of good health and a life well-lived."
Non Profit Providers and Advocacy Groups:
Food is Medicine Coalition - "We are an association of nonprofit medically tailored food and nutrition service providers."
Aspen Institute and Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Intervention: Food is Medicine Initiative.
"The Initiative brings together key players from across the country to share existing knowledge and expertise, identify critical gaps and strategic priorities, and facilitate new collaborations in underrepresented regions and communities
U.S. Government - National Institute of Food and Agriculture - Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) - Prescription Produce Grants
September 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health -"Goal: End hunger and increase healthy eating and physical activity by 2030, so that fewer Americans experience diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity, and hypertension."
California Food is Medicine Coalition
Food is Medicine Massachusetts - FIMMA’s mission is to build a health care system that reliably identifies people who have health-related nutrition needs, connects them to appropriate FIM interventions, and supports those interventions via sustainable funding.