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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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*Online* Garden Problem-Solving

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Seeds of Knowledge


UBC Farm Bird Walk


Pollinator Walk at UBC Farm


iNaturalist Monthly Bioblitz

News

Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day

 

Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day News Source: Toronto Star April 22, 2022 “The answer to a world in which humans and nature are in sync starts with a transformative change that realigns the economic, political and societal.” – Dr. Kai Chan CSFS Associate Dr. Kai Chan, research chair at the […]

Don’t Miss Out on the ‘Spring Foraging’ Workshop with Chef Robin Kort This April

 

Don’t Miss Out on the ‘Spring Foraging’ Workshop with Chef Robin Kort This April News Source: Scout Magazine Apr 14, 2022 “The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering diverse skills in gardening, cooking, fermenting, and foraging.” – Scout Magazine We thank Scout Magazine for promoting our upcoming online workshop focused on learning […]

Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As Habitat

 

Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As Habitat News Source: Forbes Mar 27, 2022 “If you can help farmers do this profit mapping, essentially, on their farm, they can see ‘Wow, I’m losing money on this bit of my field, it wouldn’t be so bad to put this into habitat'” – Dr. Claire […]
Dr. Kai Chan

New social media hub at UBC to address climate change

 

New social media hub at UBC to address climate change News Source: CBC BC Today, CBC On the Coast, Global, CKNWMornings with Simi, Spice Radio, Vancouver Sun, and The Province Mar 12, 2022 “Transformative social change really takes way more than those private actions … when you change social norms and put pressure on the system to change in particular ways. […]

CANOVI Webinar: Breeding Carrots for Production, Resilience, Flavour, and Fun in Organic Systems

 

CANOVI Webinar: Breeding Carrots for Production, Resilience, Flavour, and Fun in Organic Systems Media Source: eOrganic Mar 25, 2022 “Learn about fundamental concepts and strategies that are key to successful carrot breeding work” CSFS Associate and CANOVI Project Lead, Solveig Hanson, recently visited Washington State to cohost a carrot breeding webinar with our collaborators at Organic […]

Get Your Veggie Garden Sorted with UBC Farm’s Online Gardening Workshops

 

Get Your Veggie Garden Sorted with UBC Farm’s Online Gardening Workshops News Source: Scout Magazine Mar 1, 2022 “The UBC Farm has two online workshops coming up that will get your garden sorted out for this Spring and many Springs to come…” – Scout Magazine We thank Scout Magazine for promoting our two online workshops […]
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