Nutrition

It’s Spring Planting Time! We’re Looking for Green Thumbs and Big Hearts

Healthy Living | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Witherell’s Culinary Wellness Garden is about to enter its 2nd year of providing fresh, locally grown produce to Witherell residents under the expert guidance and direction of Alan Gorkin, a Greenwich agronomist. Locals may know Alan from Sleep Cat Farm here in Greenwich. The kick off of the 2019 season will begin with our…

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Culinary Wellness Garden Update: Giving Thanks For a Great Harvest

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

In April of this year, we broke ground on our Culinary Wellness Garden, a ¼-acre parcel created by volunteers to grow organic heirloom vegetables for Witherell residents. Throughout summer and early fall, we harvested a bounty of fresh vegetables that were used in meals to offer real farm to table dining at Nathaniel Witherell. In…

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Nathaniel Witherell’s Culinary Wellness Garden Puts Locally Sourced Produce on The Menu

Culture | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

Being recognized as one of the best nursing homes in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report is a fabulous distinction. Now, we can claim one more: with recent completion and ongoing harvest of fresh vegetables from our Culinary Wellness Garden, we now offer “farm to fork” dining for our residents. Stephanie MacLeay, a registered…

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Witherell Welcomes in Warm Weather with Culinary Wellness Garden

Healthy Living | 0 comments | by Harrison Edwards

The Nathaniel Witherell welcomed in the warm spring weather earlier this month with a ceremonial groundbreaking at our Culinary Wellness Garden. The 1/4-acre garden was created by volunteers to grow organic heirloom vegetables for Witherell residents. “Once harvested, the produce from this garden – which will include tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants, radishes, salad greens, peas,…

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Nathaniel Witherell Gets Cooking!

Friends of Nathaniel Witherell | 0 comments | by supermaster

12/2/15 UPDATE: COOKBOOK IS NOW IN WITHERELL GIFT SHOP. $15 EACH OR TWO FOR $25. Calling all chefs! The Nathaniel Witherell is reaching out to residents and their families, volunteers, staff, board members, and supporters to contribute recipes for its upcoming cookbook. The working title is From Soup to Nuts: A Collection of Witherell Family…

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