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Providing Canadian context to global diet recommendations

With the recent release of the EAT-Lancet Commission and Canada Food Guide, Arrell Food Institute is bringing together national agriculture and food experts on March 7 to discuss what these recent dietary recommendations mean for Canadians.

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Weed or Feed? A Canadian food security issue

The impact that the legalization of cannabis is having on our food system should be troubling to us all.

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FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction

A graduate team examine the paradox of food waste and food security locally.

Fliers for the Seed and some vegetables sit on a table

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

Winners of the 2018 Arrell Global Food Innovation Award Announced

The inaugural winners of the science and community awards represent innovative thinking required to meet global challanges.

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FeedBack: A Plurality of Ideas

Cameron Fioret reflects on his research, new ideas, and experience as part of the Food From Thought graduate cohort.

Students talk about ideas while sitting at a picnic table in front of an old building

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

FeedBack: Water and Our Food

Food production and water resources are inextricably linked.

Strawberries being irrigated with water

Agri-Food Governance for the Future

Comments delivered by Dr. Evan Fraser to the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-food on Sept 28th.

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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