Doughgirls Promotion

Doughgirls Promotion

Doughgirls Crowdfunding Support To support our crowdfunding campaign to keep UBC Farm programs up and running, our friends at Doughgirls Comfort Kitchen & Bakeshop will be donating $1 for every Karmic Orb sold at the UBC Farm! Karmic Orbs are little bursts of nutritious, Vegan and Gluten-free, positive energy. Be sure to pick some up […]
Practicum Program Open House 2020

Practicum Program Open House 2020

Practicum Program Open House Saturday, September 19 | Wednesday, October 7 Our Practicum Open House is an opportunity to virtually tour the Farm (from the perspective of the Practicum program), meet current staff, and ask questions about our Practicum program. Dates Saturday, September 19, 2020 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM PST Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 | […]
The Right To Eat: Tackling Racism & Inequality in the Food System

The Right To Eat: Tackling Racism & Inequality in the Food System

Building Resilient Food Systems During COVID-19 and Beyond The Right to Eat: Tackling Racism & Inequality in the Food System From seasonal migrant workers producing food in unsafe working conditions to Black and Indigenous communities struggling to afford their next meal, COVID-19 has laid bare the foundational inequalities in Canada’s food system. Join Jolene Andrew, […]
Q&A Roundup: Essential Labour, Essential Lives

Q&A Roundup: Essential Labour, Essential Lives

Q&A Round-up Essential Labour, Essential Lives: Migrant Agricultural Workers and COVID-19 We received a huge number of thoughtful questions from the audience during our July 23, 2020 webinar on migrant agricultural workers, many of which the presenters didn’t have time to answer live. Below are our panelists’ responses to your questions, with resources for further […]
Alisha M’Lot

Alisha M’Lot

Alisha M’Lot Alisha M’Lot – 2018 Graduate of the UBC Farm Practicum Job Title Practicum Field Mentor & Field Lead What is your occupation? Half of my time at the UBC Farm is spent working as the field lead for our Brassica Field, elbow deep in curly kales and magical romanesco cauliflowers, as well as […]
Brianna Thompson

Brianna Thompson

Brianna Thompson Brianna Thompson – 2019 Graduate of the UBC Farm Practicum Job Title Senior Plant Growth Operations Technician and Food Security Coordinator What is your occupation? I work in a research/technology company working on sustainable agriculture solutions including a neem-based biopesticide. I am responsible for maintaining their plants for research on a farm, a […]
Amy Norgaard

Amy Norgaard

Amy Norgaard Amy Norgaard – 2015 Graduate of the UBC Farm Practicum What is your occupation? I am completing a MSc in Soil Science in the Sustainable Agricultural Landscapes Lab at UBC. My research helps organic farmers meet their goal of producing food with a reduced environmental impact through enhanced nutrient management! For this work, […]
Gregg Ashby

Gregg Ashby

Gregg Ashby Gregg Ashby – 2019 Graduate of the UBC Farm Practicum What is your occupation? Director of Finance and Operations What path did you take after your practicum to arrive at your current occupation? I work for Renewal Funds, who invests in sustainable products and environmental technology. The role is part time, which gives […]
Feeding Growth & COVID-19

Feeding Growth & COVID-19

Feeding Growth & COVID-19 What is the Feeding Growth & COVID-19 workshop series? Join us for our new workshop series: Feeding Growth & COVID-19. This workshop series will feature many Feeding Growth alumni as we come together to learn how to build resilience in times of adversity. This three-part series will air approximately every three […]
Tuesday Farmers’ Market

Tuesday Farmers’ Market

Tuesday Markets at the UBC Farm June 2 – October 27, 2020 from 4:00PM-6:30PM Conveniently timed so you can grab your groceries after work. Click here for full market details. COVID-19 Market Guidelines More options at Multi-vendor Saturday Market Market blog: recipes and vendor interviews The Tuesday afternoon Farm Market is a wonderful time to […]