Food Summit 2018

The Arrell Food Institute’s Inaugural Food Summit took place in May of 2018. The summit brought together hundreds of provincial, national and international agriculture and agri-food stakeholders from across the sector. The following case studies were presented as part of the Food and Agriculture Business Seminars and used to spark insightful and thought-provoking discussions.

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Microgreens with big potential

Microgreens, considered an emerging superfood, are young seedlings of vegetables and herbs, produced in seven to fourteen days…


In the hot house: Robotics and AI for the greenhouse industry

A case study investigating the opportunities and challenges of Ontario’s greenhouse vegetable growers in an automated and digital future.


Getting healthy without getting high

The legalization of cannabis in Canada is a controversial issue. Over the last few years, most of the attention has been on production and distribution of cannabis..