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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 […]

Curriculum Activities

Curriculum Activities

Curriculum Activities Curriculum Activities for Your Instructional Use Open Case Study – CIVL 498A:

Course and Program List

Course and Program List

Courses and Programs affiliated with CSFS at UBC Farm Food Systems-Related Courses: We’ve compiled a list of courses across UBC that are food systems-related. These courses are organized by faculty, in alphabetical order (last updated July, 2017) Programs: Interested in a degree in Applied Biology, Global Resource Systems, or Food, Nutrition and Health? Explore Land and […]

Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Program (CRUW)

  Project leads: Jeffrey J. Schiffer, PhD Candidate, Columbia University and Eduardo Jovel, Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems. Impact: CRUW as a support for youth acknowledging land in a context of healing, growth, self-reflection, and personal and community development. Project Partners: Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society, Indigenous Research Partnerships at UBC’s Faculty of Land and […]

Scholars at the UBC Farm: Long Table Dinner Series

Scholars at the UBC Farm: Long Table Dinner Series

Join us outdoors at the farm for a 5-course long table dinner, showcasing the talents of UBC’s Executive Chef – David Speight and the team at Scholar’s Catering.

Producing Carrot Seed in Isolation Structures

Producing Carrot Seed in Isolation Structures

Project Lead: Chris Thoreau, FarmFolk CityFolk; Masters Student, Faculty of Land and Food Systems. Impact: Carrots are one of the more complex seed crops to produce. First, the crop is a biennial that requires two years to grow out and specific overwintering storage requirements. Secondly, domesticated carrot will readily cross with Queen Anne’s lace (Daucus […]

Intergenerational Landed Learning

  Project leads: Jolie Mayer-Smith, Faculty of Education, Curriculum and Pedagogy Impact: Unites generations in a community learning initiative that illustrates the values of lifelong learning, community mindedness, ecological and social citizenship, and civic responsibility. Project Partners: Think & Eat Green at School, Sustainable Opportunities for Youth Leadership Additional Information

Sustainable Food Systems Pedagogies

Sustainable Food Systems Pedagogies

The research of An emerging signature pedagogy for sustainable food systems education, seeks to spur critical and creative thought regarding challenges of professional education in the field of sustainable food systems. Source of Funding: UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Contact Information: Will Valley Learn more about this project.  

Farm to Institution: Exploring food literacy education and public procurement in British Columbia and beyond

Farm to Institution: Exploring food literacy education and public procurement in British Columbia and beyond

Project team:  Lisa J. Powell,, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm and UBC Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability, (BC study lead); Hannah Wittman; Jill Guerra, M.A. Student, UBC Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability (Brazil study); Chris Hergesheimer, Ph.D. Student, UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems (Ecuador study); Susanna Klassen, M.Sc. Student, UBC […]