"Yeast Safari" on GCUOF Yields Ingredient for Unique Beer

A uniquely Guelph beer made with wild yeast collected on the University of Guelph campus has been created by U of G food science experts, a local brewer and a company founded by University alumni.

Experimental Farm Ale has just launched at Royal City Brewing Co., more than a year after a “yeast safari” on campus to find the right fermentation organisms to get it started.

Q&A with the GCUOF Farm Coordinator

Jessica Gale is the new farm coordinator for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). She began in the role in July and has quickly jumped into the day-to-day operations of the farm. She recently took a few moments to tell us a bit more about herself and provide an update on the GCUOF.

New Organic Farm Coordinator

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce Jessica Gale as the new farm coordinator for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). She begins in the role today, July 15, 2020.

In this role, Gale will manage and perform day-to-day farm operations, including planning and preparing materials for the cropping season, supervising farm volunteers, communicating with stakeholders, and coordinating on-farm educational and outreach activities. 

GCUOF Farm Coordinator Job Posting

The GCUOF is seeking a new farm coordinator. The position is temporary full-time from June 15, 2020 to December 14, 2020. The posting is available on the HR website and closes June 2, 2020. 

Chalkboard sin welcoming people to the GCUOF

This Fall: Weekly Thursday Market

The popular "GCUOF Market" has returned! This Fall, every Thursday, the GCUOF will be selling its delicious seasonal produce from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.

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