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Market Recipe Blog: Fall Fair 1st Place Pie (Strawberry Lavender)

Market Recipe Blog: Fall Fair 1st Place Pie (Strawberry Lavender)

With a dozen pies to sample and deliberate over, it was hard for our judges to pick a winner but at this year’s UBC Farm Fall Fair the first place prize went to this delicious Strawberry Lavender pie from entrant Michael Annejohn! You can recreate the flavour at home with this recipe. The Strawb-man Argument […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Blue Valley Farm

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Blue Valley Farm

Regular visitors at our Saturday Farmers’ Market will recognize Blue Valley as a long-time vendor. Their colourful and flavourful fruits and vegetables are a favourite among our market community. We had a chance to talk to owner Dave Perry about his farm and why they have been coming back to the UBC Farm Market for […]

Market Recipe Blog: Tahini Kale Quinoa Salad

Market Recipe Blog: Tahini Kale Quinoa Salad

This is the kale salad that all my friends request me to make whenever we hold a dinner party. I’ve also made this salad for youth I worked with over the summer, and they all said it was the best salad they’ve ever had! So if you need a reason to pick up some kale […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Humblebee Meadery

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Humblebee Meadery

This week at our fall fair, we are featuring Humblebee Meadery, founded and handcrafted right here in Vancouver! This local business is mixing incredible flavours like saffron and orange with gifts from the humble honeybee. What is mead, you ask? Read on to find out more about this innovative local business and their delicious mead. Who is […]

FarmAde is coming Sept. 7

FarmAde is coming Sept. 7

Square dance into the sunset at your favourite end-of-summer-and-school-is-just-beginning Farm Party. Featuring music from the Wooly Bears. Cash only for the delicious food and drink. Free admission, all welcome!

Market Recipe Blog: Zucchini Bread

Market Recipe Blog: Zucchini Bread

Zucchini is one of the most versatile summer veggies, and while they may be abundant in summer they won’t be around forever so now is the time to take advantage: you’ll be sure to find some at the UBC Farm markets this week! Not only are they great in simple stir-frys, tossed in a baking […]

Applications Open: Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Applications Open: Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

The Practicum program is an experiential learning program designed for those with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The deadline for Early Admission to the 2019 program is September 24th!

Market Recipe Blog: Beet Hummus

Market Recipe Blog: Beet Hummus

Beet season is in full swing here at the UBC Farm, and we couldn’t be any more excited! Here are some reasons why: Both the greens and the beetroot are edible.  The beetroot and its greens are both an excellent source of folate, vitamin A and K, and a very good source of manganese, copper, […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Wayward Distillation House

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Wayward Distillation House

One of our regular vendors for the last two seasons, Wayward Distillation House, is changing the way people think about spirits in the UBC Farm Market community. With incredible flavours and dynamic uses for drinking or cooking, Wayward sets themselves apart through their commitment to sourcing their ingredients from local growers. We spoke to co-owner […]

Sept. 15th: UBC Farm Fall Fair

Sept. 15th: UBC Farm Fall Fair

Join us for an extra special Saturday Market at the UBC Farm, where you can take part in our annual pie contest and pick out a pumpkin at our famous u-pick pile. Live music, kid’s activities and a variety of food trucks and fresh local produce make this an event for everyone!