Nourish Food for Health Symposium

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Join the movement to celebrate food in health care innovation across Canada.

May 15 - 16, 2019

EARLY BIRD: Save 20-30% by registering here before March 15th!

Be a part of a national movement to make food a fundamental part of health and healing for patients, our communities and our planet.

Situated in the beautiful Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto and surrounded by nature, the two-day symposium is a meeting place for health care and food systems stakeholders to learn about how food in health care can enhance patient experience, organizational culture, and community wellbeing.


What to Expect

  • Keynote speakers and thought-leadership from prominent Indigenous, Canadian, and international leaders;

  • Experiential workshops with practitioners leading innovation around food in health care;

  • Immersive hospital food experience around the future of food in health care;

  • Elders gathering and a focus on truth and reconciliation through food in health care.

  • Local tours to health care sites and food places of interest in Toronto

  • Networking opportunities with national leaders & a chance to share challenges and pathways forward to getting more value from the food served in health care

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Who should attend?

Senior health care leaders | Clinical staff, including physicians and nurses | Policy-leaders | Directors of support services | Dietitians | Food service managers | Procurement leaders | Supply-chain partners | Patient and family organizations | Students, researchers, and academics | All those interested in harnessing the opportunities of food in health care!


We hope to see you at there! Register early to save 20-30%.

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*** Registration fees include admission to all conference sessions (May 15 and May 16), one continental breakfasts, two refreshment breaks, two luncheons and the Closing Reception.


Bursaries are available by application for a limited number of community members, non-profits, and students. Click here to apply.


If you are interested on sponsoring the Food for Health Symposium, please contact for a sponsorship package.