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Applications Open: Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Applications Open: Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

The Practicum program is an experiential learning program designed for those with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The deadline for Early Admission to the 2019 program is September 24th!

Scale Your Progressive Food Business with Feeding Growth

Scale Your Progressive Food Business with Feeding Growth

This series of five workshops provides practical tips for progressive retail and packaged goods companies to reach and maintain success. The series begins in September – register now!

Tues. Oct. 2, 2018 at 2pm: Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights

Tues. Oct. 2, 2018 at 2pm: Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights

Join us for a triple book launch to explore the topics of civil society, public policies and the right to food with Andy Fisher (Big Hunger), Annette Aurélie Desmarais (Public Policies for Food Sovereignty) and Graham Riches (Food Bank Nations).

Wed. Oct. 3rd, The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Wed. Oct. 3rd, The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Annette Desmarais joins us from the University of Manitoba to analyze how food sovereignty is conceptualized and practiced in the Basque Country, and how this food sovereignty seeks to build and mobilize on the global political scale.

Free Public Tours

Free Public Tours

Join us on one of our free public community tours, taking place every Saturday at 12 pm, from June to October! These public tours are provided for individuals, families and small groups, (10 people or less), who are interested in learning more about the UBC Farm.

Maya Garden: Public Drop in Gardening Sessions

Maya Garden: Public Drop in Gardening Sessions

Every year during the growing season, the elders and leaders of the Maya-in-Exile Garden host drop-in volunteer sessions at the UBC Farm. Come connect with the earth and help support the preservation of the garden’s heritage and cultural practices.

Tues. Nov. 6, Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich

Tues. Nov. 6, Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich

Join visiting Registered Public Health Nutritionist Dr Stephanie Godrich to discuss determinants of food insecurity and showcase an Australian-first project that is examining the issue using a systems thinking approach.

UBC Farm Farmers’ Market, Market Stall and Pop-Up Market are on!

UBC Farm Farmers’ Market, Market Stall and Pop-Up Market are on!

We’ve got our Saturday UBC Farm Farmers’ Market, Tuesday Market Stall and the Wednesday Pop-Up Market at the UBC Bookstore. Pick up fresh UBC Farm produce steps from where its grown, and support our teaching, learning and research!

New UBC Student Discount on UBC Farm Market Produce

New UBC Student Discount on UBC Farm Market Produce

Thanks to everyone who voted, petitioned and campaigned amongst the UBC student body to pass the UBC Student’s Sustainable Food Access Fund, we are now able to offer something that we have been dreaming of for a long time: A 20% UBC STUDENT DISCOUNT! Show your student ID card at any of the UBC Farm […]

UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us

UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us

UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us Are you starting to plan your garden for spring? Did you know that you can buy UBC Farm seeds, online? Here at the UBC Farm, we are committed to preserving our seeds as ecologically grown, open-pollinated, regionally adapted, held in the public domain, and GE-free. One of […]