While visiting CHFA East, be sure to make time to visit the CHFA East Park, located in the center of the trade show floor.  Take your shoes off to walk in the grass, smell the flowers and enjoy a short break from the busy trade show floor. The park will also play host to several activities sponsored by CHFA and member companies.  Here are a few of the programs already planned, but be sure to check the schedule onsite for updates and exciting surprises.

Saturday, September 17

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ontario Natural Food Co-op - 40th Anniversary!

After four decades of distributing local, natural and organic foods to the trade, we think it’s time to celebrate. Please join us for our 40th Anniversary celebration on Saturday, September 17th at 12:30PM in the CHFA East Park, as we share some cake and refreshments and together reflect on this amazing industry, and the role we’ve all played within it. Hope to see you there!

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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Introducing NU LIFE® Therapeutics!

Celebrate with us as we launch NU LIFE® Therapeutics, our innovative, condition specific line of therapeutic supplements formulated by a team of leading Naturopathic Doctors to address the cause and effect of some of the most common conditions affecting Canadians today.  Join us in the Park Saturday afternoon from 2-3 pm for as we celebrate summer and our new launch with cool treats, hot music and more.

Embrace the NU with NU LIFE Therapeutics. 

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3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Genuine Health Happy Hour

You’ve walked the floor all day and now it’s time to kick back have beer with some friends.  Genuine Health, the originators of happy hour at the show (oh, you’re welcome) invite you all to stop by the park for a refreshing beer or cider.  We are the fermentation experts after all.  It’s our favourite part of the show because we get to see all our friends in one spot! Then, make sure to swing by our booth, right beside the park (#1211) to celebrate the launch of our latest NEW fermented Greek Yogurt proteins+ BAR flavours!

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Sunday, September 18

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Genuine Health & Joy McCarthy greens+ Recipe Workshop 

Did you know that greens+ is more than just greens?  With up to 350% more concentrated fruits and veggies, greens+ is the ultimate way to boost your smoothie, smoothie bowl, or delicious bites.  And who better to show you 3 amazing recipes with greens+ than Holistic Nutritionist Joy McCarthy.   Get your taste buds on and get ready to indulge in 3 delicious greens+ recipes that Joy and Genuine Health will be making and serving in the park!  From smoothie bowls to blueberry citrus bites; you will #lovehowyoufeel after this workshop.

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2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
CHFA Golf In The Park

The most important shot in golf is the next one.
- Ben Hogan

Take a break on Sunday afternoon with CHFA staff and putt your way to a free foursome at next year’s John Holtmann Memorial Golf Tournament.  Returning to Royal Ontario Golf Club on June 1, 2017, this will be your opportunity to secure a spot for you and three friends at one of the industry's favourite events.  The putting contest is limited to retailer attendees. See you on the green! 

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Keep an eye on this page for updates as the show approaches.