Media About the Farm

The Farm is humbled whenever we are featured in print or online media outlets. Below is a collection of media features through the years. If you are interested in featuring The Farm, please contact


Brownfield Ag News, May 3, 2023: Cultivating a healthy community 

Brownfield Ag News, May 2, 2023: Integrating nutrition into healthcare

Stateside on Michigan Radio: Monday, April 17, 2023

Farms for Tomorrow



CBS Detroit, May 23, 2023: Trinity Health Michigan’s hospital farms assist food insecure communities – CBS Detroit (

WFRV, May 23, 2023: Positively USA 

Channel 7 WXYZ, June 21, 2021: St. Joseph Mercy Oakland changes the conversation from sickness to health with new farm

Ludwig Award, 2018: YouTube Video

ABC News, December 22, 2014: How Two Hospitals Are Taking ‘Food as Medicine’ to Heart

Print Media:

Trinity Health, May 16, 2023: Eat More Michigan Local Produce

USDA, April 28, 2023: Integrating Nutrition into Healthcare in the Midwest

USDA, April 11, 2023: Three Days in Michigan

Bridge Michigan, March 24, 2023: Michigan health care reimagined using dirt, worms and fresh veggies

The Cool Down, March 20, 2023: This one-of-a-kind ‘hospital farm’ could totally change the way we think about medical treatments: ‘One bite at a time’

Click On Detroit, March 15, 2023: Sign up for Trinity Health’s Farm Share program to get weekly produce boxes

Becker’s Hospital Review, March 14, 2023: Michigan health system launches vegetable subscription campaign

MLive, March 13, 2023: Hospital’s farm share program offering veggie subscription service

MLive, January 31, 2023: Bundle up for upcoming luminary walk hosted by The Farm at Trinity Health Ann Arbor

Click On Detroit, August 18, 2022: The Farm at Trinity Health Ann Arbor to host free Fall Festival in September

Catholic Health World, April 1, 2022: Farm programs keep growing at St. Joe’s hospitals in Michigan, March 23, 2022: Lisa McDowell recognized as Women’s History Month Game Changers honoree

MLive, March 9, 2022: ‘Food as Medicine’: Michigan hospital-based farms kick off yearly produce share

Source Weekly, January 12, 2022: Food As Medicine

Detroit Free Press, November 26, 2021: The Farm at St. Joe’s understands Food is key to Good Health

Royal Oak Tribune, June 2, 2021: The Farm at St. Joe’s will provide healthy food, education

Food Management, November 7, 2016: Farm symbolizes, promotes hospital’s wellness mission

The Ann Arbor News, May 18, 2013: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital unveils first universally accessible hoop house for gardening therapy

The Ann Arbor News, August 1, 2010: St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor returns to its farming roots by using hospital land to grow produce