Blackfeet Nation

A person holds a grocery bag and a voucher for fresh produce.

Fresh produce is an increasingly popular prescription for chronically ill patients

BY: - March 27, 2023

When Mackenzie Sachs, a registered dietitian on the Blackfeet Reservation, in northwestern Montana, sees a patient experiencing high blood pressure, diabetes, or another chronic illness, her first thought isn’t necessarily to recommend medication. Rather, if the patient doesn’t have easy access to fruit and vegetables, she’ll enroll the person in the FAST Blackfeet produce prescription […]