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CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

Our CSFS Annual Report captures the achievements and activities of our diverse programs and the milestones we have reached as an organization. Learn more about this year’s research findings, education programs and community initiatives here.

Market Recipe Blog: Vegan Burger Bowls

Market Recipe Blog: Vegan Burger Bowls

Tired of throwing cubes of tofu in your veggie bowls? These make-ahead patties are made with just a handful of ingredients, and are perfect to throw onto a salad or grain base for a wholesome meal! Vegan Burger Bowls (Gluten-Free) Yield: 2 servings Ingredients PATTIES 1 c. rice, uncooked and divided (1/2 c. cooked rice […]

Market Recipe Blog: Lentil Shepherds Pie with Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Market Recipe Blog: Lentil Shepherds Pie with Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Technically this should be called a ‘farmer’s pie’ since this recipe is made entirely from plant-goodness! Lentil Shepherds Pie with Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower (Vegan) Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 recipe of Roasted Garlic Mashed Cauliflower 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, cut into medium cubes 1 rib […]

The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security is created by the LUGE Lab at UBC. This research group is led by CSFS Associate Navin Ramankutty and features CSFS postdoctoral researchers Zia Mehrabi and Matthew Mitchell. The project showcase an online exhibition features strikingly colourful maps that illustrate a vivid picture of global agriculture and key issues surrounding the food […]

New Internships available! Apply by Nov. 18.

New Internships available! Apply by Nov. 18.

Gain credit and work experience. The Land and Food Systems Internship (LFS 496) prepares UBC students professionally and academically for future careers through a mentored learning experience with a real food business or organization.

Market Recipe Blog: Fall Bounty Flatbread

Market Recipe Blog: Fall Bounty Flatbread

Red lentil hummus, seasonal roasted kabocha, caramelized onions, and kale are all featured on this beautiful fall flatbread. A warming, colourful and delicious meal that you’ll want to share with friends and family! Fall Bounty Flatbread (Vegan) Yield: 4 servings Ingredients HUMMUS 1 cup dry red lentils 4 medium carrots, roughly chopped 2 unpeeled garlic […]

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Paula Marinescu

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Paula Marinescu

We know that one of the main reasons people love to visit the UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market is the community: chatting to vendors, seeing friends, spending time with family, and meeting new people. One person our marketgoers are sure to have seen is Paula Marinescu. This is Paula’s fifth season volunteering at the UBC Farm […]

Market Recipe Blog: Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Market Recipe Blog: Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Give your mac n’ cheese a fall twist with this pumpkin variation topped with pumpkin seeds! This would be a fantastic fall dish to serve at any dinner party, as a weeknight meal, or a lovely side for the upcoming holiday season. Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese (Gluten-Free with Vegan Option) Yield: 3-4 servings Ingredients Topping […]

Max Rivest - Photo Credits to Chung Chow

Feeding Growth: Cultivating Connections

“I see Feeding Growth and other organizations like Local BC or other food-processing associations as core entities to structure directed dialogue and the problem-solving conversation.” — Max Rivest, CEO and co-founder of Wize Monkey. Our Feeding Growth program is proud to hear that the alumni from our first cohort continues to ‘think outside the bean’. […]

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Darsana Tea

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Darsana Tea

This week, we will be featuring Darsana Tea, which is a one-person business started by Renée Fulsom right here in Vancouver just a year ago specializing in 7 different Chakra blends of tea that you can get in your favourite tea base!   What is included in your Chakra blends? 7 ingredients of fruits, roots, […]