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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 […]

We are hiring! Spring Break Camp Leader, Deadline: February 19, 2017.

We are hiring! Spring Break Camp Leader, Deadline: February 19, 2017.

CSFS/UBC Farm Spring Break Camp Leader 2017:  Full-time March 13 to March 24, 2017, with the possibility of part-time hours in early and late March. Apply by Sunday, February 19, 2017.

The Future of Food Global Dialogues Presents Dr. Craig Borowiak, February 17, for a talk on mapping community gardens in a divided city.

The Future of Food Global Dialogues Presents Dr. Craig Borowiak, February 17, for a talk on mapping community gardens in a divided city.

Join us on February 17th at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Craig Borowiak will discuss how urban agriculture fits within larger solidarity economies and post-capitalist politics in the U.S. The talk will include findings from an initiative to create a comprehensive inventory of community gardens in Philadelphia and to map them against […]

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Internship: Biodiversity and Perennial Crops Supervisor: Mel Sylvestre I am a 5th year student in the Global Resource Systems program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems with a specialization in Global Health. For me, global health is unfortunately a very economic and political issue. Helping to achieve equity in health for all people […]

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!

March 18: Growing Worker Power – Innovative Organizing Across the Food System

March 18: Growing Worker Power – Innovative Organizing Across the Food System

Dr Preibisch was a tireless advocate for migrant workers, who are central to the Canadian and global food system. She passed away one year ago. Join us at Growing Worker Power: a day long symposium to honour her work. Learn about research and stories of hope that describe how precarious workers in agriculture, food processing […]

Applications open for vendors at UBC Farm 2017 Saturday Markets

Applications open for vendors at UBC Farm 2017 Saturday Markets

Do you grow, bake, make or provide a service that you want to share with our engaged, dedicated, and growing community of shoppers and vendors at our multi-vendor Saturday Market? Our market offers great opportunities for new and returning vendors with low fees, promotional support, ease of access, and an unparalleled market experience on a […]

Hiring: Urban Farmers Assistant

Hiring: Urban Farmers Assistant

Application deadline: January 22, 2017 Do you love growing food? Do you love volunteers? Do you like connecting people in the fields? Join the UBC Farm family. We are hiring an Urban Farmers Assistant for the 2017 growing season (Full-time April-October). 

Save your Shopping for Jan 11th: Whole Foods Market Fundraiser for the UBC Farm

Save your Shopping for Jan 11th: Whole Foods Market Fundraiser for the UBC Farm

We are very excited to announce that next week on January 11th, 2017 Whole Foods Market Vancouver will be generously donating 5% of their daily net sales to the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm! All day long on January 11th your purchases at any Whole Foods Vancouver location will go towards supporting the amazing […]