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Discover the Entomology of Food at Canada’s Food University

Campus is buzzing in anticipation of the 2017 Entomological Society of Ontario conference.

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First Cohort of Food From Thought Research Assistants

Twelve graduate students at the University of Guelph will form the first cohort of the Food From Thought Research Assistantship program beginning September 2017.

A Northern Bounty: Food Day Canada

We spend a lot of time examining food through a scientific lens, and while this work is critical to building better food systems, we’re grateful that Food Day Canada reminds us to take a moment to enjoy food.

A cheesecake dessert with fruit on a white plate

Microbes poised to transform food production and health

Armed with the latest molecular technologies, University of Guelph researchers are uncovering the myriad ways that microorganisms contribute to health along the soil-plant-gut continuum.

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Inaugural Arrell Scholarships Awarded

Nasrin Husseini, Kathleen Johnson, Katya Kudashkina, Amberley Ruetz, and Karthika Sriskantharajah are the 2017 recipients of the Arrell Food Institute Scholarships.

Nasrin, Arrell Food Institute Scholarship winner, sits with a beef calf

In Conversation: Canada’s National Food Policy

Director of the Arrell Food Institute, Professor Evan Fraser, frames the context of Minister MacAuley’s announcement on May 29.

Colourful grocery store from above

Diving into controversial waters, again

Paul Uys, Director, External of the Arrell Food Institute, reflects on the upcoming Food and Agriculture Business Seminar

Men and women in a classroom listening to a presenter

The Arrell Family Foundation

The Foundation is built on the same principles that have long guided the Arrell family: to be kind and compassionate to those who are less fortunate, and to try to make a better world.

Tony and Anne Arrell

U of G Gets Largest-Ever Gift, $20 Million to Create Arrell Food Institute

The University of Guelph has received its single largest-ever gift, a $20-million donation from the Arrell Family Foundation.

The Arrell Food Institute logo

The time is now to position Canada as a global leader in Agri-Food (The Hill Times)

On February 16th Professor Evan Fraser and Rory McAlpine were featured in The Hill Times discussing Canada’s agri-food potential.

Red combine in a brown field with a bright blue sky