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Hiring Student Positions for Fall

Hiring Student Positions for Fall

We have posted four positions for the fall. Work learn eligibility is required, click here for more information.

Apply now for Fall Internships!

Apply now for Fall Internships!

Gain credit and work experience! The LFS Career Development Internship (LFS 496) prepares UBC students professionally and academically for future careers through a mentored learning experience with a real food business or organization. Students apply the theory they gain from class through on-the-ground food system-related work and through reflections and course assignments that support their […]

Summer Market Season Is Here!

Summer Market Season Is Here!

See you every Saturday morning for UBC Farmers Market. Pick up some veggies after work on Tuesday evenings and during lunch time on campus every Wednesday. Learn more about UBC Farm produce and how you can participate.

Feeding Growth: Scale Your Progressive Business workshop series

Feeding Growth: Scale Your Progressive Business workshop series

Expand your food business while adding social, environmental & economic sustainability to your business model. Receive advice and support from BC’s progressive food business entrepreneurs. 

CSFS Heads to Italy!

CSFS Heads to Italy!

The Vancity’s Emilia Romagna Co-operative Studies Program is a study tour that explores solutions for economic, social, and environmental sustainability. This year, leading thinkers from British Columbia and Italy, including our own Centre for Sustainable Food Systems representative, join forces to take an in-depth look at the benefits a co-operative model offers to the food […]

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!

Register for our upcoming Volunteer Orientations!

Register for our upcoming Volunteer Orientations!

Five of the major UBC Farm programs are now beginning volunteer orientations for the 2017 season. Get your hands dirty with the Urban Farmers Program, our Farm Market team, the Indigenous Gardens, our Outreach crew or the FarmWonders children’s programs. There are lots of fun shifts available for lots of keen farm-curious folk! The Urban […]

Summer Camps Now Open For Registration

Summer Camps Now Open For Registration

Spots are already filling up for our summer camp! Explore, run, draw and create in our beautiful Children’s Learning Garden; observe beehives and in-season crops on “field trips” around the farm. The theme of each of our one-week camps will be learned through a variety of exciting recreational activities, crafts and hands-on experiences. All camps […]

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.