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UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us

UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us

UBC Farm Seeds: Plan your season with us Are you starting to plan your garden for spring? Did you know that you can buy UBC Farm seeds, online? Here at the UBC Farm, we are committed to preserving our seeds as ecologically grown, open-pollinated, regionally adapted, held in the public domain, and GE-free. One of […]

Order UBC Farm Flowers!

Order UBC Farm Flowers!

Are you or someone you know getting married? Having a retirement party? Maybe a birthday surprise? An epic picnic? If you’re planning something in our community we want to arrange your flowers! Conventionally grown flowers are tied to a variety of chemicals during both the growing and the processing phases. This includes synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, […]

The Farm Is In Bloom: Visit Us!

The Farm Is In Bloom: Visit Us!

Walk your dog! Bring a board-game! Practice your guitar! Relax amongst the fields and gardens. Maybe practice your landscape sketching? The farm is free to all and open like a park. Check our contact page for seasonal opening hours and directions to the farm.

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.