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Thank You Whole Foods for Donating to the UBC Farm!

Thank You Whole Foods for Donating to the UBC Farm!

A huge thank you to Whole Foods Market for donating 5% of net sales on Thursday, January 11th, to CSFS at the UBC Farm! The participating locations included the West Vancouver, Cambie, Kitsilano, Robson and the new North Burnaby location.

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.

Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review, Wed., April 18, 12:30pm

Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review, Wed., April 18, 12:30pm

The April 2017 SSHRC Connection Grant Pipelines and the poetics of place brought Indigenous spiritual people, natural and social scientists, artists, students of religion and residents of the Downtown Eastside to consider how Aboriginal and religious ceremony can help make processes physically, emotionally, spiritually and intellectually safer and more welcoming to all comers.

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 […]

Good Soil, Good Humans

Good Soil, Good Humans

We are honoured to share “Good Soil, Good Humans,” a beautiful UBC feature story focusing on UBC Farm’s past, present, and future. We invite you to take 10 minutes to watch this captivating piece and explore the farm story collection.