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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.

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In Conversation: Bringing to Light Economic Outcomes of Food Policy

Dr. Alan Ker tells us what he hopes policy makers will take away from a special issue of FAREShare that focuses on Canada's Food Policy.

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The Potential of Agroforestry to Answer Climate Concerns

The impact of agroforestry on climate change mitigation and adaptation in Canadian agricultural systems has not yet been fully realized.

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Stimulating Innovation, Sustainable Food and Gender Empowerment

The federal budget contains two seemingly unrelated themes that will position the Canada’s agri-food sector to boost economic growth.

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Feeding the Future

On October 27, 2017 CBC Ideas recorded two shows on food security at the University of Guelph. 

Arrell Food Summit


Arrell Food Institute