Welcome to Our Food Future


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

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COIL launches Zero Waste Economic Transformation Lab

Supported by Co-operators, ZWETL will explore and test new, scalable approaches to redirect waste and drive innovation in various sectors of the economy.

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?

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  

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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

Topic:  Our Food Future releases strategic go-forward priorities
Doug MacMillan · 6 Feb
Topic:  COIL funds over 100 circular businesses in first year
Topic:  Support local and enjoy a sustainable holiday with the Upcycled Holiday Food Box

It takes a community to feed a community.

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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. 

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Our Food Future's quarterly newsletter


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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