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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 20% UBC STUDENT DISCOUNT! Show your student ID card at any of the UBC Farm […]

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.  

Alex Lyon featured in The Western Producer: B.C. researchers focus on vegetable seeds

Alex Lyon featured in The Western Producer: B.C. researchers focus on vegetable seeds

B.C. researchers focus on vegetable seeds Our Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Alexandra Lyon was featured in The Western Producer talking about the British Columbia Seed Trials project and its goal to help farmers identify crops and varieties that have a strong potential for the seed industry in B.C. “The reason we want to get involved with […]

2018 Seasonal Positions (Multiple Openings)

2018 Seasonal Positions (Multiple Openings)

We are hiring for 12 paid student-staff positions for this season’s team. If you want to get your hands dirty and become part of our crew, let us know! Our ideal candidates are students who want to stay engaged with the larger, global and local community in exploring what alternative and sustainable food systems could […]

We Are Hiring: Garden Coordinator – CRUW

We Are Hiring: Garden Coordinator – CRUW

The closing date reads March 1st but we will continue the search until we find the right person. Preference will be given to candidates of Aboriginal ancestry.

Zia Mehrabi 
zia.mehrabi@ubc.ca

Zia Mehrabi featured in Nature: Smallholders need access to big-data agronomy too

Smallholders need access to big-data agronomy too Our Postdoctoral Fellow Zia Mehrabi was featured in Nature talking about the need for governments, the private sector and agricultural-development organizations to create data-driven agronomy that is accessible to all farmers. …many smallholders have no Internet access and are unable to buy goods such as fertilizer or irrigation […]

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, […]