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Winter Workshop Dec 14th: Holiday Canning

Winter Workshop Dec 14th: Holiday Canning

Impress your friends with home made holiday gifts. Learn to make delicious preserves to give to your friends and family. During the class three recipes (Chocolate Raspberry Sauce; Cranberry Apple Jam; and Red Pepper Garlic Jelly) will be demonstrated. Participants will be able to take home the recipes, and sample jars from two of the […]

Join the UBC Farm Bird Surveys – Vancouver Natural History Society

Join the UBC Farm Bird Surveys – Vancouver Natural History Society

Every third Sunday of each month for over a decade, the Vancouver Natural History Society has recorded bird species observed at the UBC Farm. We welcome people with all levels of birding knowledge to join in the bird survey at the UBC Farm. All that is required is an interest in birds! Bring binoculars if […]

UBC Farm’s Organic Certification

UBC Farm’s Organic Certification

Learn all about the joys and challenges in organic certification. Why did we decide to do it? How does it affect our research fields? What about our chickens? Find all the answers here.

Last Saturday UBC Farmers’ Market of 2016: Oct 29

Last Saturday UBC Farmers’ Market of 2016: Oct 29

Thank you all for an amazing season full of community spirit. This is a reminder that our final Saturday market of the 2016 growing season will be on October 29, 9am-1pm. This year we plan to continue the smaller, Tuesday market and Wednesday UBC bookstore market stall for as long as we have vegetables to harvest. […]

Final Workshop of the Fall Season: Knitting It Together

Final Workshop of the Fall Season: Knitting It Together

Thank you for selling out our season of workshops, be quick to register a spot in our final workshop of the season with Eliana Macdonald and learn how to knit with us! Topics covered will include: materials, casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, casting off, how to read a pattern, and creating a gauge swatch.

Nov 10 | Simran Sethi – “Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love”

Nov 10 | Simran Sethi – “Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love”

What do the stories of chocolate, bread and wine industries tell us about our endangered foods? Meet Simran Sethi – acclaimed author, journalist, educator and creator of ‘The Slow Melt’ podcast. Join us Thursday, November 10. Brought to you by the  UBC Future of Food Dialogue Series is a collaboration with UBC Reads Sustainability.

You Are Invited: Tu’wusht Project Harvest Feast

You Are Invited: Tu’wusht Project Harvest Feast

You are invited to join Tu’wusht for a harvest festival this Tuesday. Everyone is welcome! Come out for delicious food (salmon!) and a beautiful gathering to celebrate the end of the season.

2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture Deadline Reminder: Apply by October 17!

2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture Deadline Reminder: Apply by October 17!

The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is an eight month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The application deadline is 11:59pm on October 17, 2016.

Dr. Nancy Turner | The Old Food is the New Food: Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples

Dr. Nancy Turner | The Old Food is the New Food: Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples

Thank you for selling out our first event! We continue the 2016/17 UBC Future of Food Dialogue Series with Dr. Nancy Turner on the topic of Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples. Join us Friday, October 28.

UBC Farm Celebrates The Naming Ceremony of xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Gardens

UBC Farm Celebrates The Naming Ceremony of xʷc̓ic̓əsəm Gardens

On October 3, 2016 the Indigenous Health and Research Education Gardens at the UBC Farm was given a new Musqueam name: xʷc̓ic̓əsəm – which means ‘place of growing’ in the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language. A sculpture, named the Thunder Child by Algonquin artist David Robinson was raised. A marking stone was dressed with ochre and eagle down. We are delighted […]