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

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We are in the process of transitioning our programs as UBC and the province slowly opens up. Find more info on each specific program page. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Events

UBC Farm Veggies

20th Annual UBC Farm Farmers’ Market

Practicum Open House

Practicum Program Open House

Ian Walker, Left Coast Naturals

Feeding Growth Celebration

News
On B.C.’s Sunshine Coast, some of Canada’s oldest living trees escape the chopping block

Some of Canada’s oldest living trees escape the chopping block

 

The Narwhal: Some of Canada’s oldest living trees escape the chopping block News Source: The Narwhal October 13, 2021 “I hope they make it clear to government that they want old forests protected, that they are not okay with the business-as-usual model.” – Dr. Cindy Prescott Dr. Cindy Prescott, CSFS Associate and Professor in UBC’s […]

The 2022 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications!

 

The 2022 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! Come learn how to grow food with the hands-on UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture!   Gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming and join a network of incredible people who will support you along the way. Practicum participants carry […]

Scout Vancouver: 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival

 

Scout Vancouver: 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival News Source: Scout Vancouver Fans of vegetables (and vegetable puns) cannot miss out on the ‘Bitter Together’ Radicchio Tasting Event, happening on October 20th (5-8pm) at Main Street’s farm-to-table restaurant, Burdock & Co. Scheduled as part of the 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival, ‘Bitter Together’ is a collaboration between FarmFolk […]
Front Cover Anniversary Report July 14

See how far we've come!

 

Check out our Anniversary Report Celebrating 20 Years of the UBC Farm Celebrate the progress of the UBC Farm since its inception 20 years ago, including the creation of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems 10 years ago and the developments in research, education programs, and food cultivation, all in the service of our mission […]
Food security during COVID-19

Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health

 

Times of Oman: Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health News Source: Times of Oman, UBC News September 23, 2021 “Our research and advocacy efforts need to continue to seek out more effective strategies to make sure that everyone has physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food.” – Dr. Jennifer […]
Climate-Friendly Food System Label

UBC Climate-Friendly Food Label Survey

 

UBC Climate-Friendly Food Label Survey The soft launch of UBC’s first Climate-Friendly Food Label took place this summer in partnership with UBC Food Services, the SEEDS Sustainability Program, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, Department of Psychology and Faculty of Science – and we want to hear your feedback! Please take 5 minutes to complete […]
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