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Trusted, safe and sustainable

Remarks made by Dr. Evan Fraser to the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry regarding the potential for value added in the food sector.

A cart with produce from Canada in boxes sits in front of produce shelves

It’s Time to Celebrate Canadian Cuisine

Try these recipes shared by University of Guelph’s chefs to celebrate Food Day Canada on August 4, 2018.

Apple Stuffed Pork Loin Roast on a cutting board with knives

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.

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

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

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

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

Food waste lesson plans connect research to classrooms

New unit plans help teachers bring food waste research to the change-makers of the future.

Studen't hand places a sticker onto a paper hung on a board

A Canadian Cuisine Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to celebrate the abundance of Canadian produce and to share it with others through family recipes.

Apples with UG imprinted on the side, on a colourful blanket

Can we learn to crave healthier choices?

A decades-long family cohort study is exploring how our eating habits are formed — and how we can change them for the better

A mother and her children pose at a kitchen table.