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Apply now to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Apply now to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Applications are now open for the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture — an experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, gardeners, educators, and students. Final application deadline Nov. 5.

Fall Fair at UBC Farm

Fall Fair at UBC Farm

Come join us at our Fall Fair on Saturday, September 16 — at our Saturday Farmers Market — for a celebration of the harvest with live music, a pie tasting competition with celebrity judges, and over 20 different vendors selling produce, fruit, ice cream, baked goods, hot food, beverages, and more!

Hiring Student Positions for Fall

Hiring Student Positions for Fall

We have posted four positions for the fall. Work learn eligibility is required, click here for more information.

Apply now for Fall Internships!

Apply now for Fall Internships!

Gain credit and work experience! The LFS Career Development Internship (LFS 496) prepares UBC students professionally and academically for future careers through a mentored learning experience with a real food business or organization. Students apply the theory they gain from class through on-the-ground food system-related work and through reflections and course assignments that support their […]

Volunteering for Students

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems facilitates organized volunteering opportunities at the UBC Farm. UBC students meet volunteer engagement requirements by participating to urban farming, children’s education, or Indigenous initiative volunteer activities. Volunteer opportunities are available during the main growing season (May-October) but there are opportunities available as early as February and as late as […]

Food Systems Learning Resources

Food Systems Learning Resources

Resources Food Systems Learning Resources UBC Food Systems Resources Find out what’s on campus – UBC clubs and more! Off-Campus Food Systems Resources Resources outside of UBC

Directed Studies

Directed Studies

Directed Studies What is a Directed Study? Directed studies are 300- or 400-level credit courses (e.g. APBI 497, GRS 397, FNH 497), where you first identify a professor with whom you can design your own food-systems-related project. Students initiate a directed study by approaching a potential supervisor – a faculty member at UBC who is […]

Work With Us

Work With Us

Work With Us What is a Work Learn position? Work Learns are academic, paid positions for students. The CSFS Work Learn positions include hands-on field work, research assistants, marketing assistants, children’s programming and more. These positions are 10-20 hours a week on average, with flexible scheduling. Find open opportunities here (only listed when available).

Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Additional Resources   Syllabi of CSFS-engaged classes The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm is an important place of learning and practice for many classes. List of class syllabi that engage with CSFS and UBC Farm: Course Code Course Name Faculty Instructor Semester Undergrad/ Graduate ITAL 101 First-Year Italian 1 Arts Anneliese […]