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 […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Plant structure and hydraulic function

Cluster Hire Research Series: Plant structure and hydraulic function

Research Seminar Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Novel insights into the coupling of plant structure and hydraulic function: Implications for sustainable crop management Dr. Thorsten Knipfer Assistant Project Scientist Department of Viticulture and Enology University of California, Davis Click here to fill out the […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Advancing sustainable food systems in a changing world

Cluster Hire Research Series: Advancing sustainable food systems in a changing world

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Advancing Sustainable Food Systems in a Changing World Dr. Selena Ahmed Assistant Professor Sustainable Food Systems Montana State University Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. Selena Ahmed’s campus visit A multifaceted challenge of […]