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The Role of Local Food in Healthcare

Greenbelt Fund Presents: The Role of Local Food in Healthcare 


February 14, 2019
University of Toronto Chestnut Conference Centre

Morning presentations will showcase research and projects that explore how local food can be an avenue to greater patient and resident health, steps taken to action on local food in healthcare, and successful partnerships on the development of local products for the healthcare sector. The afternoon features a Vendor Food Fair, showcasing vendors with products appropriate for hospitals and long-term care homes to generate new product connections for healthcare purchasers.

Learn about:
- What the Canadian research says about the significance of mealtimes and patient health
- Projects that explore how local food can be an avenue to greater patient and resident health
- Practical steps to purchasing more local food in healthcare
- Opportunities for working with manufacturers on local food product innovation
- New local food vendors suitable for healthcare

For more information and to register, click here.
When
2/14/2019
Online registration not available.