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U-Pick Pumpkin Piles 2017

U-Pick Pumpkin Piles 2017

It’s that time of year again, time for squash, pumpkins, pies, and jack-o-lanterns. Stock up on all your pumpkin needs at the UBC Farm! Our U-Pick Pumpkin Piles are now open. We have many varieties and sizes of pumpkins available – some are great for baking, while others are perfect for carving. Piles are sorted […]

Organic Ginger Ale Soda

Register now for our Fall Workshops

With over 40 workshops this semester there’s something for everyone! From mushroom foraging to rope making, seed saving to kombucha making, come learn sustainable living skills at a place like no other: the UBC Farm.

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. 

Apply now to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Apply now to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Applications are now open for the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture — an experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, gardeners, educators, and students. Final application deadline Nov. 5.

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 […]

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 […]