Learn with us

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems offers resources and opportunities for learning for students at UBC and beyond.
Read More
UBC Farm Logo

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is a teaching and research centre and local-to-global food hub working towards a more sustainable, food-secure future.

Learn More
Events


UBC Farm Fall Fair


Global Climate Strike

UBC Farm Veggies

UBC Farm Markets are on!

News
UBC Farm from above surrnounded by forest and ocean at sunset.

Announcing our new Strategic Plan!

 

Announcing our Strategic Plan!/h2> Strategic Plan 2024-2029.

Ontario woman files proposed class-action lawsuit over salmonella-tainted cantaloupes

 

Ontario woman files proposed class-action lawsuit over salmonella-tainted cantaloupes January 3rd, 2024 An Ontario woman who became ill after eating cantaloupe is the lead plaintiff in a second proposed class-action lawsuit filed over cantaloupe-linked salmonella infections across the country. Cantaloupe is grown in bushes and is particularly vulnerable to salmonella carried by wild animals, such […]

Sustainable packaging made from blueberries

 

Sustainable packaging made from blueberries November 6, 2023 Land and food systems professor Dr. Anubhav Pratap-Singh and graduate student Xanyar Mohammadi are developing a sustainable food packaging made from blueberries. “This packaging is very flexible, and is very strong compared to regular plastic. Sometimes it’s even more resistant than plastic” says Mohammadi. “This sustainable packaging […]

Food security starts with seeds

 

Food security starts with seeds   October 31, 2023 The Ubyssey interviewed UBC Farm staff and researchers about The Canadian Organic Vegetable Improvement (CANOVI) project, an ongoing research project at the UBC Farm. Organic growers in Canada “rely largely on seeds that are produced outside of Canada,” said plant breeding postdoc and CSFS associate Weijia […]

Applications are being accepted for the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

 

Applications open soon – UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture September 21, 2023 Be part of the future of farming and food systems. Join the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture! Our Practicum program is a hands-on educational program providing students with a full growing season of experience. The six-month experiential learning program is designed […]

Meet “Dogxim,” the world’s first known dog-fox hybrid—and a genetic oddity

 

Meet “Dogxim,” the world’s first known dog-fox hybrid—and a genetic oddity September 27, 2023 Botany professor Dr.Loren Reiseberg commented on this genetic oddity.  “This is what one might expect to see in trees, but not vertebrates,” said CSFS Associate Loren Rieseberg. “It is like humans producing a viable hybrid with chimpanzees!” “Data suggest hybridization has […]
Join our newsletter

Stay up to date on news, events, and more.

Subscribe