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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...
Apr 1st, 2020
Dr. Kwaku Afesorgbor and graduate student Brendan McDougall present their...
Mar 23rd, 2020
We hope everyone of you is safe these days and not too badly impacted by the...

Meet Our Profs

Prof Alfons Weersink
Prof Alfons Weersink

Dr. Alfons Weersink is a professor in our Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. His research is focused on the effects of new technology and government policy on the decisions made by farmers and the resulting effect on agri-food markets and structure.

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.