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Refer A Workshop Instructor And Receive A FREE Workshop

Refer A Workshop Instructor And Receive A FREE Workshop

We’re always on the look-out for new and exciting workshops.  If you send us a name, contact information (email and/or phone number), and potential workshop topic(s) before June 1st — and if it’s someone that isn’t already on our list of contacts — and if it’s a workshop that we ultimately end up scheduling before […]

Thanks to all our volunteers on National Volunteer Week!

Thanks to all our volunteers on National Volunteer Week!

Thanks to all our dedicated volunteers who make what we do possible at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. We couldn’t do it without you!

You are Invited: Teas for Bees Picnic Party

You are Invited: Teas for Bees Picnic Party

Spend a day at the farm and celebrate bees and pollinators with us! Bring a picnic blanket and we will provide the rest of the tea party ingredients! Sit, relax and take in the spring air at the UBC Farm. Enjoy a performance and talk by Bee educator Lori Weidenhammer and go on a bee walk […]

Spring Pop Up Markets

Spring Pop Up Markets

We will be open for everyone to drop by and pick up some fabulous farm fresh organic eggs every other Tuesday evening until our regular summer markets begin. There will be no limit on eggs per family ($7 per dozen). We will also sell seasonal produce, our seeds, and herbs.

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 […]

Student Internship applications are now open, apply today!

Student Internship applications are now open, apply today!

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 course assignments that support their practical learning. Gain work experience for credit!

2017 UBC Farm Seeds Now For Sale at BC Eco Seed Coop

2017 UBC Farm Seeds Now For Sale at BC Eco Seed Coop

Do you grow vegetables? Why not plant some seeds from your own bio-region this next season. Find UBC Farm seeds at the BC Eco Seed Co-op alongside other wonderful BC Seed Producers and start planning for your 2017 season. Orders in before January 15th will ship the third week of January, just in time for early seeding! (Pictured: UBC Farm edamame dried […]

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.