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Feb 17th, 2021
This is the second conversation that Mike von Massow had with Chef Pam Fanjoy....
Feb 1st, 2021
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Jan 26th, 2021
This is the 50th episode of the Food Focus podcast. We're excited to hit this...
Jan 22nd, 2021
Congratulations to Mitch Gingerich for winning the Student Poster Competition...
Jan 22nd, 2021
Congratulations to Livia Sente for winning the Policy Brief competition at the...

Meet Our Profs

Richard Vyn
Richard Vyn

Dr. Richard Vyn is an associate professor in our Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics and is based at our Ridgetown Campus. His research focuses on factors affecting farmland values, such as the installation of wind turbines.

Meet Our Grad Students

Michelle Ragany is a second-year student in the University of Guelph's food and agriculture business program. She discovered her undergraduate program in high school when attending a Specialist High Skills Majors event hosted by the OAC.


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

An Early Assessment of COVID-19 and the Canadian Agriculture and Food Sector

Alan Ker discusses a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics. The issue is titled, “COVID-19 and the Canadian Agriculture and Food Sectors: Thoughts from the Pandemic Onset”. Alan provides an overview of the articles published in the special issue and his own assessment of Canada’s food system during the onset of the pandemic. More

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

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.