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Yearbook: 2018-2019

2018-2019 Graduate Cohort

Together Arrell Food Institute and Food from Thought are investing in graduate students to build tomorrow’s agri-food leaders. The 2018-2019 cohort were an interdisciplinary group who tackled five big issues through their community partnership projects: climate change, food literacy, food waste, food security and protein sourcing. 

Meet the grads

Community Partnership Projects 2018-2019

Watch how students tackled agri-food problems with their community partners.

FeedBack Blogs

Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, Victoria Lesy, Matt Orton, Nicole Unterlander, and Abigail Van Reisen

FeedBack: Resilience in Agricultural Diversity

This interdisciplinary team decided climate change in agriculture needed more attention and banded together with the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario to help raise awareness about the topic.

Three students pose with industry representative inside

FeedBack: Can Canadians “meat” the challenge? Eating better for the environment

Can we bug Canadians into eating better for the environment? Three University of Guelph Food from Thought Graduate Research Assistants are strategizing a method to inform healthier, greener dietary choices.

Fliers for the Seed and some vegetables sit on a table

FeedBack: Creativity wins in Guelph’s food waste reduction

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

Sugandha Raj, Praveena Thirunathan, Simone Weinstein (Provision Coalition Project Coordinator), Jared Stoochnoff, and Seyed Ahmadi pose with a Provision Coalition sign.

FeedBack: Growing Together

The food waste and behavioural change team reflects on the cohort program and the opportunities they've taken with their community partner, Provision Coalition.

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