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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.

Feeding the Future

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

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The Case for A National Food Policy Council

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.

Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards


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