Emma Sirois

Emma Sirois coordinates the national Healthy Food in Health Care Program (HFHC) at Health Care Without Harm. Emma leads a team of content experts and organizers to work with health care institutions and health professionals across the country to promote sustainable food systems by leveraging the purchasing power and health authority of the health care sector. From 2007 to 2014, she directed the Regional HFHC Program in Oregon by developing educational and networking opportunities and direct technical assistance to advance regional and national program goals. Previously, Emma worked in Arizona building sustainable food resources and regional food systems through direct marketing opportunities for local farmers, urban and school agriculture projects, food and nutrition education, and public policy advocacy, with the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, the Arizona Community Action Association and the not-for-profit, Community Food Connections. Emma holds a master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and two girls, enjoying the bounty of the region.