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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.

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

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.

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Join us for a summer of gardens, forests, and outdoor fun! Every year we bring a new suite of activities to our fabulous farm themes. Several weeks are close to full so make sure you aren’t too late to register your child for the weeks that you are interested in!

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 […]