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Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: The Good Chocolatier

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: The Good Chocolatier

These weekly market blog posts are linked from our newsletter when they are posted; to get regular updates, make sure to join our newsletter here! This week we are excited to feature The Good Chocolatier, now in their second year vending at the UBC Farm Market. Owner Mara Mennicken’s committment to sustainability, nutrition, local processing, […]

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, PhD Student

Researcher Profile: Hughie Jones, PhD Student

What is your title? I’m a PhD student research assistant with the Biometeorology and Soil Physics Group. What is your research project and what is it all about? The project that I’m working on is funded by the Farm Adaption Innovator Program. Our project is focused on quantifying how the use of different plastic materials […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Oyster & King Mushrooms

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Oyster & King Mushrooms

Watch this space for stories about our vendors, explorations of some of the common questions that get asked by shoppers at the market, and discussions of relevant concepts to the local food economy. These blog posts will be linked from our newsletter each week; to get regular updates, make sure to join our newsletter here! […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Seed of Life Farm

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Seed of Life Farm

Watch this space for stories about our vendors, explorations of some of the common questions that get asked by shoppers at the market, and discussions of relevant concepts to the local food economy. These blog posts will be linked from our newsletter each week; to get regular updates, make sure to join our newsletter here! […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Tayybeh Syrian Cuisine

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Tayybeh Syrian Cuisine

With the return of the Saturday Farmers’ Market at UBC Farm we are excited to welcome back vendors who have been part of our market community for years alongside a fantastic group of new vendor businesses. We will use this space each week to share stories about our vendors, explore in depth some of the […]

Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Academic Director

Hannah Wittman receives the CAFS Research Award for Excellence in Food Studies

Congratulations to our Academic Director Dr. Hannah Wittman for receiving the Research Award for Excellence in Food Studies from the Canadian Association for Food Studies! Dr. Hannah Wittman is recognized as a leader in food studies research, with significant contributions in Canada and internationally. She will be receiving this award at the Canadian Association for […]

Intern Profile: Joyce Liao

Intern Profile: Joyce Liao

What is your position title? What year are you in and what are you studying? My position is Communications Intern with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. I am currently in my 3rd year of my undergraduate degree in Global Resource Systems. My concentration is in “food systems planning”, where I am investigating the intersections […]

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.

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 […]

May 17 – Farm Trivia Night: You Have Been Challenged

May 17 – Farm Trivia Night: You Have Been Challenged

Bring your wits and some friends that think good, to be on your trivia team to take on this challenge! Questions will feature but are not limited to farm, restaurant, garden, plant, and food related categories. Everyone in the city is welcome to accept our challenge!