Study on synchronised crop failure

Study on synchronised crop failure

Study on synchronised crop failure A recently published article by CSFS Research Associate Zia Mehrabi and Navin Ramankutty shows that crop failures in different regions of the world are happening simultaneously. “When local crop failures in different regions occur simultaneously, the result can be an amplification of global food production shocks. Better understanding of the […]
Thanks for the interest in our Work Learn Positions

Thanks for the interest in our Work Learn Positions

Thanks for the Interest! We received 133 applicants for our 15 Work Learn positions at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. Positions range from food cultivation, research support, managing educational programming, and supporting our markets. We are currently contacting chosen applicants.
Feeding Growth Friends Brewing Creativity

Feeding Growth Friends Brewing Creativity

Feeding Growth Friends Brewing Creativity Feeding Growth Alumni, Max Rivest the co-founder of Wize Monkey and Mauricio Lozano from Faculty Brewing Co. have been featured in an article by Vancouver is Awesome. The unique partnership has created the world’s first coffee leaf infused beer. “Our brewery is focused on education, collaboration and innovation, and this […]
Register for Spring Break Camps!

Register for Spring Break Camps!

Register for Spring Break Camps Give your child a week of experiential learning at the UBC Farm! FarmWonders Spring Break day camps spots are open – register now, spots fill up fast. Plant, cook, and explore the start of the season. Watch the garden and forest come alive as spring arrives on the Farm. Start […]
Infant Food Insecurity in Canada

Infant Food Insecurity in Canada

Infant Food Insecurity in Canada Researcher Dr. Lesley Frank, professor of sociology at Acadia University and a 2018 CSFS visiting scholar, was featured on CBC’s The Current talking about her work on infant food insecurity in Canada. Dr. Lesley Frank first became involved in infant feeding issues as an outreach worker, promoting the “Breast is […]
The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security The Colours of Food Security is a series of bold and striking maps created by the LUGE Lab that paints a picture of global agriculture, and key issues surrounding the food system. The message of this exhibit is that to achieve food secure future we need new visions that view […]