Getting started on sustainable food in healthcare

Date:  29 March 2023

Food has an essential role in our lives, including nourishment and cultural significance, and it also has an impact on local and global economy.

Healthcare institutions are significant providers of food and food services, where meals are offered at least three times a day for staff and patients. They are a perfect point of intervention, in a unique position to offer food as a first step towards nourishment and healing on a patient’s journey.

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Written by:

Katherine Bennett

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