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Our Vision: Transforming global food systems and elevating Canada’s place within the global food economy. We are building on University of Guelph’s world-class strengths in all aspects of food research and education, and will be the world leader in food and agricultural innovation.

Martin Millen speaks to a crowd at the first nations food self-determination workshop

In Pursuit of Food Self-Determination

The Inaugural First Nations Agri-food Initiatives Workshop is being held at University of Guelph on November 21 & 22.

Four graduate students work at a table together on big data projects

FeedBack: Interdisciplinary Approach for Big Data and Agriculture

A group of Food from Thought and Arrell Food Institute graduate students are working to create innovative solutions that will transform the global food system.

A heard of goats, maybe with disease, walk a dusty path

Eradicating Animal Disease in the Face of Conflict

Goats are a vital commodity in impoverished countries but a devastating viral disease is targeting the goat and sheep populations.

A bison stands on a slope

Adapting Agriculture to a Changing Environment

Remarks delivered by Dr. Evan Fraser to the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry regarding the potential impacts of climate change.

Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards


Arrell Food Institute