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.


Soil Health Assessment in the Golden Horseshoe

A Climate-smart Plan for Agriculture with Mo Yaghi, December 2023. Listen or watch my conversation with Mo Yaghi of the RBC Climate Action Institute on their “A New Ag Deal: A 9-Point Plan For Climate-Smart Agriculture”.

Soil Health at the Senate of Canada, November 2023

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

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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