"In 2015, Halton Healthcare got onboard with Ontario's Local Food Act and created a local food procurement statement to promote the use of local food in its hospitals."
— Vawn Himmelsbach for the Toronto Star
Getting more fresh, local Ontario food into hospitals is a challenge, but innovators and leaders in the industry are rising to the challenge. Halton Healthcare has incorporated Ontario foods into its menu year-round, and St. Michael's Hospital worked with George Brown to develop more from-scratch recipes for its patients. This feature originally appeared in the Toronto Star on Saturday, January 7, 2016.