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Juli Carrillo and Cara Haney stand smiling in a greenhouse, surrounded by plants.

ReachOut Feature: Thinking small in the face of climate change

ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change CSFS researchers Dr. Juli Carrillo and Dr. Cara Haney were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal, ReachOut, for their two-year research project investigating how beneficial soil microbes can help plants deal with the global rise in carbon dioxide. […]

Alex Lyon stands next to a large bush enclosed in glass.

ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers

ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers CSFS researchers Dr. Alexandra Lyon and Dr. Hannah Wittman were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal, ReachOut, for their latest Canada-wide research venture, the Canadian Organic Vegetable Improvement (CANOVI) project. The CANOVI project aims to help organic vegetable growers find […]

Joyce Liao, Meryn Corkery and Colin Dring stand smiling and arm-in-arm in front of a painted mural of vegetables.

ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food

ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food Joyce Liao and Meryn Corkery, fourth-year students in the Faculty of Global Resource Systems and former and current WorkLearns (respectively) with the CSFS at UBC Farm, were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal ReachOut. The feature highlights their two-year research project, […]


NPR Feature: California Farmers Try New Strategy To Cut Carbon

NPR Feature: California Farmers Try New Strategy To Cut Carbon NPR recently did an interview featuring Kate Scow, a member of the CSFS Diversified Agroecosystem Research Cluster. The article shows the relationship between cover crops and soil health and explains how farmers in California are using that relationship as means of controlling carbon emissions in […]


CSFS Cluster Members Featured in United Nations Newsletter

FAO Newsletter Feature: Structuring Markets for Resilient Farming Systems Hannah Wittman, CSFS Academic Director, co-authored a publication that was featured in the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations newsletter, with Vivian Valencia (Wageningen University) and Jennifer Blesh (University of Michigan). This article shows how the convergence of public policies supporting mediated […]


Saturday UBC Farm Farmers' Market

Saturday Farmers’ Markets at the UBC Farm June 1 – November 30, 2019 from 10:00AM-2:00PM Don’t miss the only farmers’ market in Vancouver located on a working farm! Get your fill of fresh local meats and produce, browse artisan crafts, listen to musicians play while you grab lunch and a coffee, and walk the farm […]

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