Michael Smith

New GCUOF Farm Coordinator

The Department of Plant Agriculture and the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) are pleased to announce Michael Smith as the new Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF) farm coordinator. He began in the role on May 20, 2021.

Prof. Kimberley Schneider

Plant Scientist Appointed Faculty Supervisor of Urban Organic Farm

Dr. Kimberley Schneider has been appointed as the new faculty supervisor for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). She began in the role in early spring 2021.  

Schneider will work with the farm coordinator, Mike Smith, to plan day-to-day operations and collaborate with the farm faculty advisor, Dr. Barry Micallef, to provide strategic direction for the farm including budget management, improvements and on-farm activities.

"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.

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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