foodFOCUS

is intended to provide an opportunity for conversations and perspectives on issues of interest in the food system.

Content curated by Professor Michael von Massow, OAC Chair in Food Systems Leadership at the Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics Department, University of Guelph

Vegan Burger
BLOG

DISCUSSING topics of interest across the agri-food system.

Tractor at Work
PODCAST

CHALLENGING and expressing different ideas around food.

Cooking Eggs
TRENDS REPORT

LEARNING about the current state of affairs and the future of food.

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A Real Vertical Farm - Making a Difference in a First Nations Community

The Opaskwayak Cree Nation has built a small smart vertical farm in Northern Manitoba. The technology is very cool but the impact on the local community is what really caught my interest. Vertical farms are not some sort of futuristic pipe dream but real and practical production systems that are evolving to provide food sources in all sorts of different communities. This episode is dedicated to shining the light on one that is working.

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