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Arrell Food Institute Graduate Funding Opportunities

The Arrell Food Institute at the University of Guelph is now accepting scholarship applications for students entering a graduate program in the Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Winter 2019 semesters. The Institute is seeking emerging scholars who are not only academically outstanding but also passionately committed to ensuring that future generations are well fed, that diets are nutritious and equitable, and that agriculture is sustainable.

Call for Nominations: Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards

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The Arrell Food Institute is awarding two prizes worth $125,000 each for individuals or groups who have made significant contributions toward a more sustainable, safe, equitable and nutritious global food system. 

Access to "ethical" food often available only to the wealthy, study finds

The benefits of buying "ethical" food at farmer's markets and organic grocers often comes at the expense of equal access, according to a new study at the University of Guelph.  Professor and Director of the Arrell Food Institute, Evan Fraser, and researcher Kelly Hodgins highlight a paradox within the "ethical eating" movement. There are several reasons that prevent lower-income people from accessing these foods, ranging from higher prices, to social stigma, to geography.  

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