Paul Smith and his associates perform research, analysis, and communication in the fields of Sustainable Agriculture, Environment, and Public Policy. Thoughtful, nuanced analysis of issues and data. Recommendations and conclusions that reflect perspectives beyond the conventional. Examples provided here are from previous work and employment.


Guelph Centre For Urban Organic Farming with Mike Smith, June 2023
Hear about the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming at the University of Guelph from Mike Smith, the centre’s farm coordinator, and how it combines the university’s strength in food and agriculture, local food supply chains, student learning and research, student activism, and community engagement.

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Economics of Soil Health Fact Sheets

New Soil Health Assessment Project – June 2023

10th Anniversary of Idle No More – January 2023

Calculating soil health returns – September 2022


Recent report: Towards a Business Case for Soil Health

Our 2022 report synthesizes knowledge on the economics of soil health practices in southern Ontario.

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