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UBC Farm Fall Fair September 14th

UBC Farm Fall Fair Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10:00AM-2:00PM Celebrate the changing seasons and learn about sustainable food at our third annual Fall Fair, where you can get your fill of fall bounty fruits and vegetables alongside u-pick pumpkins, pie contest and tasting, live music, kids’ activities, weirdest veggie contest, and more! Just in […]


Community Workshop Feature: Kimiko Suzuki, Cooking Instructor & Food Writer

Community Workshop Feature: Kimiko Suzuki, Cooking Instructor & Food Writer What is your name and what do you do? My name is Kimiko Suzuki and I am a cooking instructor at Cook Culture and Well Fed Studio and a food writer for Vancouver’s local Japanese language newspaper – Shinpo. Where are you from originally? I […]


Maclean's Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

MacLean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks Sean Smukler, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, was featured as part of Maclean’s Magazine’s series on climate change in an article titled “what climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks.” Smukler addressed the implications of climate change – […]


The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI

The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI Our CSFS Post-Doc, Alex Lyon, was featured on the agriculture podcast, The Ruminant Podcast. In it, she talked about participatory plant breeding and her work with CANOVI at the UBC Farm. CANOVI is a CSFS project funded by Organic Science Cluster 3, part of the Canadian Agricultural […]


Community Workshop Feature: Robin Kort, Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures

Community Workshop Feature: Robin Kort, Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures What is your name and what do you do? My name is Robin Kort and I am the Chef/Sommelier/Forager/Owner of Swallow Tail Culinary Adventures. Where are you from originally? I am Vancouverite through and through. I grew up in this city’s bustling restaurant scene. What workshops […]


ReachOut Feature: Thinking small in the face of climate change

ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change CSFS researchers Dr. Juli Carrillo and Dr. Cara Haney were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal, ReachOut, for their two-year research project investigating how beneficial soil microbes can help plants deal with the global rise in carbon dioxide. […]

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