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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

UBC Food Hub

UBC Food Hub launch: Get your free swag

News

'A form of control': Why people panic buy and how to potentially stop it

 

‘A form of control’: Why people panic buy and how to potentially stop it News Source: Vancouver is Awesome November 19, 2021 “What these events are showing is making visible the cracks in the food system that have been there for some time.” – Dr. Hannah Wittman Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Associate and IRES Professor, was […]
Flooding

Statement about Flooding and Climate Change Events in B.C.

 

Statement about Flooding and Climate Change Events in B.C. Response to Flooding and Climate Change Events November 18, 2021 In just a few short weeks we have experienced an unprecedented tornado at UBC, torrential rains, mudslides and flooding that have wreaked untold damage in the Fraser Valley, Pemberton and beyond. Highways and supply lines have […]
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Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Designer Drugs With 90% Accuracy

 

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Designer Drugs With 90% Accuracy News Source: Vancouver is Awesome, New Scientist, Korii, Futurism, Daily Beast, Cosmos, Happy Media, Curiosity, Castanet, Yahoo, MSN November 16, 2021 “We wondered whether we could use this probability to determine what an unknown drug is — based solely on its mass — which is […]
Wine Library

At UBC’s Wine Library, Every Bottle Tells a Story

 

Montecristo Magazine: At UBC’s Wine Library, Every Bottle Tells a Story News Source: Montecristo Magazine November 5, 2021 “What happened here? I was just here yesterday.” Dr. Simone Castellarin, CSFS Associate and Associate Director of the Wine Research Centre, was featured in an article detailing UBC’s Wine Library. One thing’s for sure: it’s not as […]
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 […]

UBC Forestry Experts to Attend UN Climate Conference

 

CTV News: UBC forestry experts to attend UN Climate Change Conference News Source: CTV News Vancouver October 25, 2021 Dr. Terry Sunderland wants to emphasize the role of Canadian forests beyond the timber industry and advocates for maintaining forest biodiversity as a best defence against climate change. CSFS Associate and UBC Forestry professor Dr. Terry […]
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