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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 […]

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 […]

The UBC hopyard—a sustainable, organically grown, small-scale, and community centric hop farm—is located at the UBC Farm.

UBC Farm Hop Rhizomes For Sale

Get your 2017 organic hop rhizomes from the UBC Farm! Every year a small gathering of brewing enthusiasts gather at the UBC Farm for first come first serve organic hop rhizomes. Carefully grown by Mel Sylvestre, local hop enthusiast and biodiversity expert on staff at the UBC Farm. This year we have more available than […]

Applications Open for 2017 Seasonal Student Positions

Applications Open for 2017 Seasonal Student Positions

We have posted seven paid student positions for this season in our farm operations, outreach and children’s programs. The application deadline is March 26th.

UBC Farm Seasonal Positions 2017 Application

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series Presents: Dr. Angela McIntyre – We Were Healthier When it Used to Rain

Join us on March 1st at the Liu Institute for Global Issues where Dr. Angela McIntyre will discuss the phenomenon of ‘hidden hunger’ observed in poor, former homeland communities, rural livelihoods in South Africa. People’s interpretations of hunger and malnutrition in their own communities reveal the localized constraints and capabilities that can make top-down, one-size-fits-all […]

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

1. What is your position at the UBC Farm? I am the perennial & biodiversity coordinator and the seed-hub coordinator. 2. How did you get involved with the UBC Farm? (When did you start working here?) I arrived here five years ago so this is my sixth season starting. I was then a student in Land […]

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Internship: Feeding Growth Intern Supervisor: Véronik Campbell What do you study and why does it matter to you? I am in Global Resource Systems in the faculty of LFS as a 3rd year student. The reason I chose this program is because I am very passionate about sustainable agriculture and its movement in the food sector. The […]

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Internship: Food Skills Education Supervisor: Seth Friedman What do you study? I am currently finishing my Masters in Public Health through Oregon Health and Science University and working on my diploma in Health Education at UBC.   I chose public health as my academic path because I feel that all people deserve health, happiness and safety. I […]

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Internship: Farm Management Application Supervisor: Zia Mehrabi What do you study? This was my last semester of the Bachelor of Computer Science second degree program. I originally studied biology as an undergraduate and graduate student. Since finishing school, I’ve started working as a software developer. Interning here gave me the opportunity to bridge all my degrees together […]