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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!

New Food Systems Internships Available – Apply Now!

New Food Systems Internships Available – Apply Now!

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

New Community Kitchen Program at UBC Farm

New Community Kitchen Program at UBC Farm

The UBC Farm is starting a monthly community kitchen where community members (including students, faculty, staff and neighbours) come together to prepare a meal as a group.  We will accept donations for the meal, whatever you are able to pay…

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.

Undergraduate Student Survey

Undergraduate Student Survey

Are you an undergraduate at UBC? Fill out this survey on ways to increase student driven engagement at the UBC Farm and be entered to win a free workshop!

Book A Guided Tour of the UBC Farm

Book A Guided Tour of the UBC Farm

Learn about sustainable food systems at the UBC Farm. We provide academic tours for post-secondary and visiting research groups. We also have community tours for groups, company workshops. Finally, we have an extensive children program field trip curriculum for your next school trip. Come visit the farm!

Vancity’s enviro™ Visa Announces $500,000 Donation to Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

Vancity’s enviro™ Visa Announces $500,000 Donation to Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm

We are grateful and excited to announce that we recently received $500,000 from Vancity’s enviro™ Visa program, the enviroFund™ in support of our proposed food and beverage pilot processing facility – The UBC Farm’s Business and Agri-Food Research Network (or BARN@UBC Farm). The BARN@UBC Farm will be an integral part of the sustainable food systems […]

No Ordinary Quest at the UBC Farm

No Ordinary Quest at the UBC Farm

For Professor Maja Krzic the UBC Farm is a classroom for her students. Krzic developed the new Forest Humus Forms Quest app for her students to learn about soil and plants at the UBC Farm, believing this hands-on experience can push students towards a whole new level of learning.

UBC Farm’s Organic Certification

UBC Farm’s Organic Certification

Learn all about the joys and challenges in organic certification. Why did we decide to do it? How does it affect our research fields? What about our chickens? Find all the answers here.

UBC Farm Celebrates The Naming Ceremony of xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Gardens

UBC Farm Celebrates The Naming Ceremony of xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Gardens

On October 3, 2016 the Indigenous Health and Research Education Gardens at the UBC Farm was given a new Musqueam name: xʷc̓ic̓əsəm – which means ‘place of growing’ in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language. A sculpture, named the Thunder Child by Algonquin artist David Robinson was raised. A marking stone was dressed with ochre and eagle down. We are delighted […]