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Q&A with a meat inspector

Victoria Awad is a recent food science graduate. She landed her dream job right out of university and now works as a meat inspector for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).  We recently chatted with her to learn more about her role and experience at the University of Guelph.

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Q&A with a horticulturalist

David Gabric (Associate Diploma in Turfgrass Management, 2006) started working at golf courses while studying history at U of G. After completing his undergraduate degree, he returned to U of G as a turfgrass management student to pursue his passion. After working in the golf course industry for several years, he now works as a horticulturalist. We recently chatted with him to learn more about his role and experience working at the Wascana Centre in Saskatchewan.

Head shot of Rav Singh holding two potted plants.

Q&A with a food and climate justice entrepreneur

Rav Singh (B.Sc. in Natural Resource Management, 2016) is an advocate for food, climate, and environmental justice. She is the founder of Shade of Miti, a food and climate justice organization in Mississauga. We recently chatted with her about her role and the importance of creating sustainable and accessible food systems in the community. 

Our Sympathies: Herb Driver

It is with sympathy that we share the passing of Dr. Herbert 'Herb' Driver on March 16, 2021. Herb was a professor of agricultural economics in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics for 18 years. 

Viewing and slideshow will take place at McKenzies Portage Funeral Chapel on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Herb's obituary can be found here.

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