Potatoes and fresh or frozen fish cost Canadians 10 % more this summer compared with last summer. Apples cost 16 % more than they did last year. What caused these higher food prices? Inflation? Extreme weather somewhere across the ocean? Or are “invisible strings” being pulled in our food system?


Richard Barichello | Professor of Food and Resource Economics at the University of British Columbia | landfood.ubc.ca | @ubcMFRE