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.

RECENT Blog POSTS

Not Your Grandmother's Garden!

In this episode Mike speaks to Kyle Oakley who produces apples and fresh vegetables on their farm near Thornbury Ontario. They talk about the farm, selling direct to consumers, and the challenges that COVID brought. This farm produces lots of vegetables incorporating new technology - not at all like the garden I remember as a kid. It's an interesting and wide ranging conversation.

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