Side Dishes: Leftover Food News
White River Junction residents who have been mourning Elixir Restaurant & Bar , the town’s martini, tapas and music joint, can hop off the mopey train. Next Friday, the hot spot reopens with a show by Sensible Soul Trio.
Vermont hospital food just got an infusion … of cash. On Monday, Rep. Peter Welch announced a $143,000 federal grant for Fletcher Allen Health Care’s Center for Nutrition and Healthy Food Systems .
The funds will help the hospital add more local food to its menu and foster relationships with farmers.
Welch made the announcement at the opening of FAHC’s new Harvest Café . The “green” eatery’s mission is to serve nutritious, local and organic food while reducing waste. What a concept: healing bodies and the Earth.