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Farmland Access

Farmland Access

A community-based, participatory research project which aimed to contribute to the understanding of and to providing solutions for sustainable, community-based farmland management for local food production in British Columbia. In collaboration with FarmFolk CityFolk (and previously with The Land Conservancy of BC), the project aims to support the establishment of alternative forms of land ownership, […]

Andrew Black

Climate Smart Agriculture

With established research plots at the UBC Farm, this research project, run by Dr. Hughie Jones and Dr. Andrew Black of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC, aimed to gather data that would help them evaluate the effectiveness of a range of plastic films mulches and low tunnels in the modification of crops. By […]

Refer A Workshop Instructor And Receive A FREE Workshop

Refer A Workshop Instructor And Receive A FREE Workshop

We’re always on the look-out for new and exciting workshops.  If you send us a name, contact information (email and/or phone number), and potential workshop topic(s) before June 1st — and if it’s someone that isn’t already on our list of contacts — and if it’s a workshop that we ultimately end up scheduling before […]

You are Invited: Teas for Bees Picnic Party

You are Invited: Teas for Bees Picnic Party

Spend a day at the farm and celebrate bees and pollinators with us! Bring a picnic blanket and we will provide the rest of the tea party ingredients! Sit, relax and take in the spring air at the UBC Farm. Enjoy a performance and talk by Bee educator Lori Weidenhammer and go on a bee walk […]

Spring Pop Up Markets

Spring Pop Up Markets

We will be open for everyone to drop by and pick up some fabulous farm fresh organic eggs every other Tuesday evening until our regular summer markets begin. There will be no limit on eggs per family ($7 per dozen). We will also sell seasonal produce, our seeds, and herbs.

The UBC hopyard—a sustainable, organically grown, small-scale, and community centric hop farm—is located at the UBC Farm.

UBC Farm Hop Rhizomes For Sale

Get your 2017 organic hop rhizomes from the UBC Farm! Every year a small gathering of brewing enthusiasts gather at the UBC Farm for first come first serve organic hop rhizomes. Carefully grown by Mel Sylvestre, local hop enthusiast and biodiversity expert on staff at the UBC Farm. This year we have more available than […]

Applications Open for 2017 Seasonal Student Positions

Applications Open for 2017 Seasonal Student Positions

We have posted seven paid student positions for this season in our farm operations, outreach and children’s programs. The application deadline is March 26th.

UBC Farm Seasonal Positions 2017 Application

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

1. What is your position at the UBC Farm? I am the perennial & biodiversity coordinator and the seed-hub coordinator. 2. How did you get involved with the UBC Farm? (When did you start working here?) I arrived here five years ago so this is my sixth season starting. I was then a student in Land […]