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We Are Hiring: Urban Farmers Volunteer Program Assistant

We Are Hiring: Urban Farmers Volunteer Program Assistant

We are seeking an energetic and outgoing person to work with the UBC Farm team to support the Urban Farmers volunteer program and participate in the success of UBC Farm’s production and sales program. The Urban Farmers Volunteer Assistant works in collaboration with the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator, the Perennials and Biodiversity Coordinator and other […]

March 2nd – “Grazed and Confused”: Panel on meat production, climate change, and sustainability

March 2nd – “Grazed and Confused”: Panel on meat production, climate change, and sustainability

Grazing animals have been “blamed” as a large source of anthropogenic greenhouse emissions from agriculture. There are, however, a number of other studies showing other views. Carbon balances rather the emissions alone should be considered when evaluating grazing systems. This seminar will invite dialogue on topics related to meat production, grazing, environment and climate Change.

We Are Hiring: Practicum Field Mentor

We Are Hiring: Practicum Field Mentor

We are seeking an energetic and inspired person to work with the UBC Farm team to support the growth of our Practicum students and participate in the success of UBC Farm’s production and sales program. The Practicum Field Mentor works in collaboration with the Practicum Coordinator and UBC Farm Staff to provide day-to-day field instruction […]

Applications Open for 2018 UBC Farm Market Vendors

Applications Open for 2018 UBC Farm Market Vendors

2018 UBC Farm Market Open for Vendor Applications We are excited to share the news that the 2018 UBC Farm Market is now open for vendor applications! Grow your business, build community and strengthen the local food economy with us this season at the only farmers market located on a working farm in Vancouver. Our […]

Now Hiring Summer Food Systems Interns – Apply Now!

Now Hiring Summer Food Systems Interns – Apply Now!

Gain credit and work experience with positions on or off-campus. Open to all UBC students. See postings and apply now!

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Register now for our spring Workshops

Come learn sustainable living skills at the UBC Farm! With over 20 workshops this semester there’s something for everyone. We launch Feb. 21 at 6:30 pm with Learning the Basics of Herbal Medicine and Basket-making with Invasive Species on February 27 at 5:30 pm.

Annette Desmarais, Wed. March 7th, 12:30: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty

Annette Desmarais, Wed. March 7th, 12:30: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty

By analyzing how food sovereignty is conceptualized and practiced in the Basque Country, this presentation will explore what kind of global political project food sovereignty seeks to build and mobilize.

2018 Spring Break Camps Open for Registration

2018 Spring Break Camps Open for Registration

Our popular FarmWonders Spring Break camps are back. Register your child early to avoid the waitlist and disappointment! Introduce your children to the garden and forest, watch the season come alive as spring arrives on the Farm. Let them start seedlings to bring home and enjoy in your own garden or balcony!

Thank You Whole Foods for Donating to the UBC Farm!

Thank You Whole Foods for Donating to the UBC Farm!

A huge thank you to Whole Foods Market for donating 5% of net sales on Thursday, January 11th, to CSFS at the UBC Farm! The participating locations included the West Vancouver, Cambie, Kitsilano, Robson and the new North Burnaby location.

Annual Report now available

Annual Report now available

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems 2016 Annual Report presents highlights of the diverse activities of CSFS for the 2016 calendar year, as we work towards understanding and transforming local and global food systems.