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Apr 9th, 2020
The food industry seems to be constantly evolving and adapting. This makes...
Apr 8th, 2020
We are experiencing unprecedented disruption to normal life and commerce in...
Apr 3rd, 2020
Dairy farmers in Canada are being asked to dump milk as the processors to whom...
Apr 3rd, 2020
In this series of episodes titled Talking to Farmers, our objective is to...

Meet Our Profs

John Cranfield
John Cranfield

Dr. John Cranfield is a Professor in the FARE department. His research focuses on the economics of consumer behaviour and demand analysis at the individual, household and market level, innovation in the agri-food and biotechnology sectors, and economic history.

Meet Our Grad Students

Nathaniel Whittingham
Nathaniel Whittingham

Meet Nathaniel Whittingham, a master of science student in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Guelph. His research focuses on the polarization of controversial topics such as genetically modified foods.


FARE Institute

Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy

The Institute for the Advanced Study of Food and Agricultural Policy is housed within the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, OAC, University of Guelph. The Institute is also part of the larger Food Institute at the University of Guelph.

The mission of the institute is to provide independent, credible, and timely policy analysis with respect to socially significant food and agricultural issues.

Find a collection of working papers, white papers and a series of podcasts that have been made public to help educate individuals on important food and agricultural issues. Visit FARE Institute.

FARE Talk

FARE Talk Radio

How Does Canada Put A Price On Carbon?

Kenneth Poon discusses a pressing policy issue with broad-reaching implications: how Canada puts a price on carbon. He outlines the current regulatory environment, industry and consumer impacts, the benefits and drawbacks of taxation vs. cap-and-trade, and Canada’s leadership role in global strategies for emissions reductions. More

The Canadian Government’s "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People: Meaning, History, and Consequences

Dwight Newman discusses one of the more important legal issues of our time: the Canadian Government’s "Duty to Consult" Indigenous People. The meaning and history of duty to consult is discussed in detail. More

Food Focus

Food Focus is intended to provide an opportunity for conversations and perspectives on issues of interest in the food system.

We will share weekly updates here on the FARE website but for full versions of our blog, podcast and trends reports please visit foodfocusguelph.ca.