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Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Join us on March 1st at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Angela McIntyre will discuss the phenomenon of ‘hidden hunger’ observed in poor, former homeland communities, rural livelihoods in South Africa. People’s interpretations of hunger and malnutrition in their own communities reveal the localized constraints and capabilities that can make top-down, one-size-fits-all […]

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

1. What is your position at the UBC Farm? I am the perennial & biodiversity coordinator and the seed-hub coordinator. 2. How did you get involved with the UBC Farm? (When did you start working here?) I arrived here five years ago so this is my sixth season starting. I was then a student in Land […]

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Internship: Feeding Growth Intern Supervisor: Véronik Campbell What do you study and why does it matter to you? I am in Global Resource Systems in the faculty of LFS as a 3rd year student. The reason I chose this program is because I am very passionate about sustainable agriculture and its movement in the food sector. The […]

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Internship: Food Skills Education Supervisor: Seth Friedman What do you study? I am currently finishing my Masters in Public Health through Oregon Health and Science University and working on my diploma in Health Education at UBC.   I chose public health as my academic path because I feel that all people deserve health, happiness and safety. I […]

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Internship: Farm Management Application Supervisor: Zia Mehrabi What do you study? This was my last semester of the Bachelor of Computer Science second degree program. I originally studied biology as an undergraduate and graduate student. Since finishing school, I’ve started working as a software developer. Interning here gave me the opportunity to bridge all my degrees together […]

Register for our upcoming Volunteer Orientations!

Register for our upcoming Volunteer Orientations!

Five of the major UBC Farm programs are now beginning volunteer orientations for the 2017 season. Get your hands dirty with the Urban Farmers Program, our Farm Market team, the Indigenous Gardens, our Outreach crew or the FarmWonders children’s programs. There are lots of fun shifts available for lots of keen farm-curious folk! The Urban […]

We are hiring! Spring Break Camp Leader, Deadline: February 19, 2017.

We are hiring! Spring Break Camp Leader, Deadline: February 19, 2017.

CSFS/UBC Farm Spring Break Camp Leader 2017:  Full-time March 13 to March 24, 2017, with the possibility of part-time hours in early and late March. Apply by Sunday, February 19, 2017.

The Future of Food Global Dialogues Presents Dr. Craig Borowiak: Mapping Community Gardens in a Divided City.

The Future of Food Global Dialogues Presents Dr. Craig Borowiak: Mapping Community Gardens in a Divided City.

Join us on February 17th at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Craig Borowiak will discuss how urban agriculture fits within larger solidarity economies and post-capitalist politics in the U.S. The talk will include findings from an initiative to create a comprehensive inventory of community gardens in Philadelphia and to map them against […]

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Internship: Biodiversity and Perennial Crops Supervisor: Mel Sylvestre I am a 5th year student in the Global Resource Systems program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems with a specialization in Global Health. For me, global health is unfortunately a very economic and political issue. Helping to achieve equity in health for all people […]

Summer Camps Now Open For Registration

Summer Camps Now Open For Registration

Spots are already filling up for our summer camp! Explore, run, draw and create in our beautiful Children’s Learning Garden; observe beehives and in-season crops on “field trips” around the farm. The theme of each of our one-week camps will be learned through a variety of exciting recreational activities, crafts and hands-on experiences. All camps […]