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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


Regrowing Agriculture

News
Organic Week

It's Organic Week!

 

It’s Organic Week! Check out https://organicweek.ca/ for webinars, cook-alongs, free film screenings and more – all to celebrate Organic food and farming. 🌱 Did you know that the UBC Farm is now 5 years of Certified Organic? The UBC Farm produce became certified organic on May 1, 2016 through NOOA (North Okanagan Organic Association) and […]
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 […]
RBC Homecoming Student Contest

RBC Homecoming Student Contest

 

RBC Homecoming Student Contest Contest Dates: Contest launches on August 30th and closes on September 26th, 2021 Students – to welcome you back to campus and to celebrate UBC Homecoming, RBC wants you to start the school year off with $2021 towards your 2021 UBC tuition and school expenses. Enter for your chance to win! […]
Coyote in Stanley Park

CBC: Coyote attacks from after-hours partying and garbage in Stanley Park

 

Coyote attacks from after-hours partying and garbage in Stanley Park News Source: CBC, The Mike Smyth Show August 1, 2021 “I think there needs to be a more immediate response for the sake of the humans that are involved with being bitten and for the sake of no more coyotes dying.” – Dr. Kristen Walker […]
Cherries in scorching temperatures

Kamloops This Week: Heat waves show that the agricultural sector needs support

 

Heat waves show that the agricultural sector needs support News Source: Kamloops This Week July 28, 2021 “They need to be pretty sure that if they’re replanting they need to choose varieties that are appropriate for the upcoming climate, not the climate we used to have.” – Dr. Hannah Wittman Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Associate […]

Country Life in BC: GHG emissions twice as high as estimates

 

GHG emissions twice as high as estimates News Source: Country Life in BC July 2021 “In the last two decades, the emissions from agricultural soils have been increasing. That is the real concern.” – Dr. Andy Black Dr. Andy Black, a Professor in the Applied Animal Biology program at UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food […]
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