New England Regional Coordinator for Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care Program
John Stoddard is a New England Regional Coordinator for Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care program. He works throughout New England on facilitating local and sustainable food procurement for health care institutions, with a specific focus on Connecticut and Massachusetts. Prior to joining the New England team, John worked on these efforts in Oregon through the Oregon Center for Environmental Health. John began his career in the waste reduction field, working with institutions and municipalities to decrease their landfill bound waste. He has experience as an independent sustainability consultant to Boston restaurants, and is a founder of Higher Ground Farm, a Boston-based urban agriculture company that grows food on rooftops and in other urban spaces. Higher Ground is managing the operations for Boston Medical Center’s rooftop farm. He earned his Master of Science from Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition specializing in the Agriculture, Food, and Environment program.
Join representatives from Boston Medical Center, Lankenau Medical Center, and Health Care Without Harm to learn how onsite farming can achieve multiple goals for a health care facility. David Maffeo from Boston Medical Center will share his facility’s process for building their rooftop farm, the first of its kind in Boston. He will discuss how […]