Radicchio Festival

Radicchio Festival

The Vancouver Radicchio Festival November 9, November 12 & November 17 Join us as we celebrate the beautiful bitters grown right here in British Columbia. This event will feature radicchio-themed tasters from local chefs, product demos, examples of participatory vegetable-breeding projects, great beer and wine pairings and an opportunity to meet local farmers passionate about […]
Saturday Market Cooking Demo

Saturday Market Cooking Demo

Saturday Farmers’ Market Cooking Demo Cooking demonstration is cancelled this week! So sorry for the inconvenience. Location UBC Farm – Farm Centre Kitchen (3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver) Date & Time Saturday, October 19, CANCELLED Register here.
Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese, International Research Student

Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese, International Research Student

Researcher Profile: Adrien Kroese MSc Organic Agriculture at Wageningen University & ISARA-Lyon What is your research project, and what is it all about? My research is about measuring sustainability. What is a sustainable farm? What are sustainable practices? Is what we picture as a sustainable farm actually sustainable? What has that project looked like up […]
Scale Your Progressive Food Business Workshop Series

Scale Your Progressive Food Business Workshop Series

This series of five workshops provides practical tips for progressive retail and packaged goods companies to reach and maintain success. Each workshop follows the Feeding Growth recipe: personable and caring food industry mentors share advice; participants engage in hands-on exercises; and the helpful community of progressive change-makers connects over tasty local food. The series culminates […]
Maclean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

Maclean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

MacLean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks Sean Smukler, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, was featured as part of Maclean’s Magazine’s series on climate change in an article titled “what climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks.” Smukler addressed the implications of climate change – […]
Long Table Dinners

Long Table Dinners

Long Table Dinners at the UBC Farm July 19 & August 15, 2019 Picture a warm summer night with live music, long tables set beneath a canopy of poplar trees, and a spectacular dinner featuring the best local, seasonal ingredients our region has to offer. This is the third annual Long Table Dinner series at […]
ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change

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. […]
ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers

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 […]
ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food

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, […]
Bees & Wax

Bees & Wax

Bees & Wax About this Workshop Honey comb appears to be nearly perfect in it’s geometric composition, each hexagonal cell identical to its neighbour. Or is it? How bees make wax and how they use it is fascinating and surprising. Let’s explore wax and it’s wonders together, what it is made of, how the bees […]