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News
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Saskatchewan farmers, researchers worry investor-bought land 'empties out the countryside'

 

Saskatchewan farmers, researchers worry investor-bought land ’empties out the countryside’ December 2, 2022 Kat Aske, Practicum Field Coordinator at the UBC Farm, commented on how the market value of farmland in Alberta is completely disconnected from how much farmers can make on the land. “This is a massive problem,” Aske said. “As farmland prices rise, […]
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Become a Friend of the Farm with our new Membership!

 

Become a Friend of the Farm with our new Membership! November 18, 2022 Give the gift of local food and support us as we work toward a sustainable, food-secure future Your UBC Farm membership entitles you to perks at our markets, priority access to events and CSAs, free or exclusive access to our merchandise, and […]
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Apply by Dec. 10 - UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

 

Apply by Dec. 10 – UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture November 17, 2022 Be part of the future of farming and food systems. Join the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture! Our Practicum program is a hands-on educational program providing students with a full growing season of experience. The six-month experiential learning program is […]
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Best fall and winter farmers' markets to shop in Metro Vancouver

 

Best fall and winter farmers’ markets to shop in Metro Vancouver November 14, 2022 Daily Hive featured UBC Farm as one of the best farmers’ markets to visit in Metro Vancouver. Our Saturday Multi-vendor Farmers’ Market features organic UBC Farm produce, a variety of local vendors selling meat, mushrooms, fruit, vegetables, nursery plants, baked goods, alcohol, coffee, and prepared foods, alongside […]
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New UBC climate course partners with City of Vancouver to find carbon-reduction solutions

 

New UBC climate course partners with City of Vancouver to find carbon-reduction solutions November 14, 2022 Dr. Tara Ivanochko (Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences), CSFS Associate and the Sustainability Hub’s Academic Director, discussed the courses offered at UBC to study the impact of climate change. In Ivanochko’s lab, students are “coming up with creative […]
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Apply by Dec. 4 - LFS 496 Career Development Placements

 

LFS 496 Career Development Placements – applications are now open! November 4, 2022 Gain career skills and a foot in the door in the food system with LFS 496! In this course, students are prepared both professionally and academically for future careers through a mentored learning experience with a real food business or organization. It’s […]
Events


UBC Farm Fall Fair


Joy of Feeding

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Seeds of Knowledge

UBC Farm Veggies

UBC Farm Markets


*Online* Garden Problem-Solving

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