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Chiyi Tam, Administration & Site Coordinator (including Private Events)

Chiyi Tam featured in Ming Pao Newspapers: UBC’s Organic Farm Inspires Countless Green Thumbs

UBC’s Organic Farm Inspires Countless Green Thumbs Our Administration and Site Coordinator Chiyi Tam was featured in Ming Pao Canada’s news article talking about the development and mission of the UBC Farm. Read the full article here.

Community Iftaar

Community Iftaar

We would like to invite members of the community, those who are fasting and those who are not, to join us for a community iftaar. This is an opportunity to connect with others and share reflections on your experiences of faith and of community in the Lower Mainland. Prayer space will be provided.

Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Academic Director

Hannah Wittman featured in The Star Vancouver: B.C. farmers’ market program expands to support lower-income residents and food producers

B.C. farmers’ market program expands to support lower-income residents and food producers Our Academic Director Dr. Hannah Wittman was featured in The Star Vancouver talking about the provincial efforts made to address the challenges of lower-income British Columbians in reaching food security. “A lack of living wage jobs and affordable housing are among the biggest […]

Think&EatGreen@School Summer Institute: July 3-5

Think&EatGreen@School Summer Institute: July 3-5

At the TEGS Summer Institute for K-12 teachers and staff, participants will be immersed in a wide range of food-related topics and experiences to explore food literacy and sustainable school food systems.

Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Academic Director

Hannah Wittman featured in Vancouver Weekly: Food Sustainability for the Urban Dweller

Food Sustainability for the Urban Dweller Our Academic Director Dr. Hannah Wittman was featured in Vancouver Weekly exploring the topic of sustainable food systems by supporting local agriculture in Vancouver. “When you think about food systems, lots of people think about farming and retail considerations, and we do too, but we also look at broader […]

Support Landed Learning!

Support Landed Learning!

One of our core children’s programs at the UBC Farm is facing an uncertain future. They continue to apply for grant funding, but this type of funding takes time and we need immediate funding in order to continue with our current operations.  Donate now to help ensure that they can complete this year’s full programming.

New UBC Student Discount on UBC Farm Market Produce

New UBC Student Discount on UBC Farm Market Produce

Thanks to everyone who voted, petitioned and campaigned amongst the UBC student body to pass the UBC Student’s Sustainable Food Access Fund, we are now able to offer something that we have been dreaming of for a long time: A UBC STUDENT DISCOUNT! Show your student ID card at any of the UBC Farm market […]

We Are Hiring: Sales Assistant

We Are Hiring: Sales Assistant

We are seeking a team-oriented, passionate and outgoing individual to work with the UBC Farm team and assist in the success of UBC Farm’s food cultivation and sales program. The Sales Assistant works under the supervision of the Sales Manager and works collaboratively with UBC Farm staff to assist with the sale and tracking of […]

VANCOUVER, BC - October 12, 2013 - UBC's farm sales coordinator Ryan Weemhoff serves a steady stream of customers on October 12, 2013. The farm provides unique learning opportunities across multiple faculties at UBC.
(PHOTO BY SIMON HAYTER FOR MACLEAN'S MAGAZINE)

We Are Hiring: Sales Manager

We are seeking experienced and dynamic individual to work with the UBC Farm team to continue steering in the success of UBC Farm’s production and sales program. Working under the supervision of the Farm Manager (Agroecology Field Technician), the Product Technician coordinates the processing ( harvest, washing and packing), inventory, and sale of agricultural products […]

Spring Pop Up Egg Markets

Spring Pop Up Egg Markets

We will be open for everyone to drop by and pick up some fabulous farm fresh organic eggs every other Saturday morning until our regular summer markets begin. There will be no limit on eggs per family ($8 per dozen). We will also sell seasonal produce, our seeds, teas, flowers, and herbs.