New Visions for Hospital Food

No more budget-crunching accountants deciding how patients should be fed

Joshna Maharaj’s strong sustainability ethics, plus a love of good food and people, help her create innovative and delicious community food programming in a wide variety of contexts. With the help of a grant from the Greenbelt Fund, she is currently working at Sick Kids Hospital, focusing on serving patients and their families locally sourced, wholesome, homemade food. Joshna is also the Chef in Residence for the Jackman Humanities Institute at the University of Toronto, and the Toronto Star named her as one of the twelve people in the city to watch in 2012.

Read Joshna's article in Edible Toronto to learn more about the work she is doing with Sick Kids Hospital, the barriers she faces along the way, and how she is working with the hospital staff to overcome these challenges to serve nutritious, local food to patients.

- Joshna Maharaj