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As Canada’s food university, the University of Guelph is shining a light on all the ways we are supporting and improving Canada’s food systems in celebration of Food Day Canada on July 31st, 2021.
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Jeff Stewart, the son of Canadian food champion Anita Stewart, celebrates his mother’s legacy with a special culinary event for Food Day Canada, July 31, 2021.
The volunteers with MealCare Guelph have been as busy. Already this summer, they have managed to collect 1,270 pounds of campus-prepared food to donate to local Guelph charities, helping to feed hundreds in the area struggling with food insecurity.
Two new asparagus varieties developed at the University of Guelph and now available to growers are expected to further improve the asparagus industry in Ontario, building on a transformational variety introduced by U of G two decades ago.
A second run of a beer made with wild yeast collected during a “yeast safari” on the University of Guelph campus proved just as popular as the first, selling out quickly after going on sale this past spring.
A spicy hot sauce grown, brewed and bottled by University of Guelph food science students will be back again this year.
That silky, gold-coloured tuft you normally discard along with your corncob husks is worth more than you think.
Ontario peaches with better colour, taste and texture, and that are available in stores two weeks earlier than other local peaches, is the goal of University of Guelph research.
A lifelong love for healthy foods, some helpful support from professors and plenty of entrepreneurial spirit has led a University of Guelph student to launch a growing waffle delivery business amid the pandemic.
After more than a year of quarantines, most Canadians are enjoying the return of “normal life,” but two University of Guelph researchers say there are some habits from our stay-at-home lives worth maintaining.
The DNA of century-old apples once grown in Ontario lives on in feral apples now found throughout the province, University of Guelph researchers have discovered.
A passionate advocate for Canadian cuisine, Anita always sought to ensure Canadians had access to the terroir that surrounded them.
Dr. Evan Fraser, director of U of G’s Arrell Food Institute (AFI), will co-chair the Canadian Food Policy Advisory Council (CFPAC).
This study is the first to demonstrate the use of enzymatic glycerolysis (EG) for turning liquid vegetable oils into solid fats.
When it comes to selling seafood during the pandemic, “boat to fork” has proved a winning recipe, says a new study co-led by University of Guelph researchers.
ONTARIO AGRI-FOOD INNOVATION ALLIANCE
Take a virtual tour of the Ontario Dairy Research Centre at the Elora Research Station.
An insecticide used to control pest infestations on squash and pumpkins significantly hinders the reproduction of ground-nesting bees — valuable pollinators for many food crops, a new University of Guelph study has revealed.
Learn more about Dr. Brittany Luby’s research on the factors affecting manomin growth in the Niisaachewan Anishinaabe Nation territory. Transcript.
Wayne Caldwell Professor, Rural Planning, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph
Tanya Mark Professor, Marketing and Consumer Studies
Shayan Sharif Chair, Department of Pathobiology
Robert Hanner Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
Nigel Raine Professor, School of Environmental Sciences
Manju Misra Professor, School of Engineering and Department of Plant Agriculture
Manish Raizada Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture
Kate Parizeau Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Guelph
Lawrence Goodridge Leung Family Professorship in Food Safety
Joe Colasanti Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Jess Haines Associate Director, Guelph Family Health Study
Jeffrey Farber Director of the Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety
Jayasankar Subramanian Professor, Department of Plant Agriculture
Jan Sargeant Director of the Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses
Graham Taylor Professor, Engineering
Beth Parker Professor, Engineering
Catherine Carstairs Professor, Department of History
Bonnie Mallard Professor of Pathobiology
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