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SFU and Forward Food Summit: Deepening Local Roots in Food Service

November 2, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


On November 2, 2023, Forward Food and Simon Fraser University, as part of the university’s Roots initiative, is hosting a plant-based summit in Burnaby, BC.

This event will bring together individuals from the foodservice industry and provide them space to network and learn about the many benefits of local and plant-based foods and how they can effectively incorporate more of them into their menus. You can find more information here. The summit will feature:

  • Speakers and panels on plant-based foods and their social, health and environmental benefits, industry trends, and innovative ideas. The keynote speaker will be Brent Loken, PhD, Global Food Lead Scientist at WWF and lead author on the EAT Lancet report on Food, Planet, Health
  • Plant-based food demonstrations
  • A tradeshow featuring plant-based brands and products
  • A light plant-based breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks
  • Networking opportunities and a Forward Food pledge signing ceremony, to facilitate collaboration and garner commitments to build a better food system together

For more information and to reserve your seat go here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sfu-and-forward-food-summit-deepening-local-roots-in-food-service-tickets-704639725387


November 2, 2023
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Leslie & Gordon Diamond Family Auditorium SFU
8888 University High Street
Burnaby, BC V5A0A9 Canada
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SFU ROOTS and Humane Society International Canada
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