Welcome to Our Food Future


We are bringing people, ideas, and technology together
to build Canada's first circular food economy.

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Guelph Wellington Food Waste Flow Study

Food Future researchers have completed a detailed map of food material flows across our region. 

Food Flow Study results  

media release

Announcing COIL!

On April 16, we officially launched COIL, a circular business innovation and acceleration launchpad supported with $5 million in funding from FedDev Ontario. 

In Conversation with Our Food Future

The podcast series where we talk about all things related
to the creation of Canada's first circular food economy.


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How do we create new circular food businesses and collaborations for an inclusive green economy?

How do we transform the food system so everyone has access to healthy, nutritious food?

How do we use data and technology to unlock the economic value of food waste?

Kitchen Table

Where Our Food Future becomes a movement.

The Food Future Kitchen Table is where we will launch challenges, share knowledge, harvest great ideas, and build community connections.

Join the community and help us grow our regional circular food future!

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in the community

Alison Springate Guelph Smart City Office · 16 Jul
Alison Springate Guelph Smart City Office · 15 Jul
Alison Springate Guelph Smart City Office · 6 Jul

It takes a community to feed a community.

Help The SEED deliver nutritious food to those in need.

Faces of Our Food Future

Meet the people working together to move the
Our Food Future movement forward.

Cultivating community and connection

We've been doing a lot. From helping families grow food at home to
research into how COVID-19 is impacting the community.

Learn about the actions we've taken so far as we create Canada’s first
circular food economy. 

Let’s Grow Back Better, together.

Our Food Future has launched a plan to respond to COVID-19.
We’re acting now to support an inclusive, green, social and
economic recovery for Guelph-Wellington. 


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Data Hub

The Scoop

Our Food Future's quarterly newsletter



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