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Internship Profile: Meryn Corkery

Internship Profile: Meryn Corkery

Internship: Communications Intern and Academic Assistant WorkLearn Supervisors: Melanie Kuxdorf (Internship) and Veronik Campbell (WorkLearn) What are you studying? I am in my third year in the Global Resource Systems program in LFS. What was your role as an intern? As the Communications Intern, my role was to help promote the various programs at the […]

Vancouver Neighbourhood Houses & Community Centres

Cedar Cottage Food Network Downtown East Side Neighbourhood House Gordon Neighbourhood House Grandview Woodland Food Connection Hastings Sunrise Community Food Network Kitsilano Neighbourhood House — Westside Food Collaborative Little Mountain Neighbourhood House — Riley Park Community Garden Marpole-Oakridge Neighbourhood Food Network Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood Food House Richmond Food Security Society South Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Network […]

Off-Campus Resources

Off Campus Resources   Children’s Programs Get involved in food literacy education with the active citizens of tomorrow. Growing Chefs Project Chef Sprouting Chefs Nourish Kids Cooking Classes Pica Cooking Classes   Civic Agency Become more involved in food policy in the Vancouver area. Vancouver Food Strategy Vancouver Food Policy Council Vancouver Youth Food Policy […]

Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review, Wed., April 18, 12:30pm

Movie: Unsettling Environmental Review, Wed., April 18, 12:30pm

What is lost in translation between the passion and creativity in and around the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan reviews and the dispassionate reports and recommendations?

You Are Invited: Sculpture Welcome Fire Ceremony

You Are Invited: Sculpture Welcome Fire Ceremony

Dave Robinson, Anishinaabe from the Timiskaming First Nation, accompinied by Shane Point, Musqueam Elder and VSB Knowledge Keeper, would like to invite you to a “Sculpture Welcoming Fire Ceremony”. They invite you to witness, learn about Indigenous Pedagogies, and take part in the ceremonial first wood chip burning from Dave’s most recent 24′ Red Cedar Sculpture. Everyone who would like to engage, […]

November Winter Markets

November Winter Markets

Our regular Saturday market season ends on the last Saturday of October. Enjoy the bounty of year-’round local eating at our Winter Markets! We have a variety of our certified organic and farm-fresh eggs and vegetables such as squash, pumpkins, potatoes, beets, onions, garlic, dried herbs and teas, and greens for sale. At our Winter […]

U-Pick Pumpkin Piles 2017

U-Pick Pumpkin Piles 2017

It’s that time of year again, time for squash, pumpkins, pies, and jack-o-lanterns. Stock up on all your pumpkin needs at the UBC Farm! Our U-Pick Pumpkin Piles are now open. We have many varieties and sizes of pumpkins available – some are great for baking, while others are perfect for carving. Piles are sorted […]

The Winning Pie Recipe of the UBC Farm Fall Fair Pie Contest – by Jaylin M

The Winning Pie Recipe of the UBC Farm Fall Fair Pie Contest – by Jaylin M

Homemade pie crust (my recipe makes 2 crusts; 1 for bottom and 1 for lattice top) homemade salted caramel sauce 6 large apples, cored, peeled, and thinly sliced (approx 10-12 cups total – use a variety for better flavor, such as Pink Lady, Granny Smith, or Honey Crisp) 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar 2 teaspoons […]

New Thursday Pop Up Markets in Acadia Park

New Thursday Pop Up Markets in Acadia Park

Thanks to eager volunteers in our graduate student family community and the hard work of the UBC Farm for UBC Families project, we will be running a pop-up Market at Acadia Park’s student family housing throughout September. Stop by between 4 pm and 6 pm to grab some fresh veggies right outside the commonsblock!