Samantha Gambling

Samantha Gambling

Samantha Gambling Samantha Gambling – 2013 Graduate of the UBC Farm Practicum Samantha became a member of the UBC Farm family in the 2013 growing season. She transitioned straight from the UBC Farm Practicum to a Master’s degree program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, where she studied agricultural policy and food sovereignty […]
Simone McIsaac and Sarah Stewart

Simone McIsaac and Sarah Stewart

Simone McIsaac and Sarah Stewart Simone McIsaac and Sarah Stewart (McMillan) – 2008 Graduates of the UBC Farm Practicum Simone and Sarah met during their practicum at the UBC Farm in 2008, and are now co-owners of Rootdown Organic Farm, a mixed vegetable farm serving restaurants, grocery stores and CSA members in the Pemberton and […]
Work Learn Profile: Nikki Lax, Seed Trials Work Learn Student

Work Learn Profile: Nikki Lax, Seed Trials Work Learn Student

Work Learn Profile: Nikki Lax, Seed Trials Work Learn Student What do you study? I am a 3rd year Plant and Soil Biology student in LFS. The idea of agroecology or having a farm in an ecosystem is exciting to me which is why I decided to be in this program. I come with some […]
Work Learn Profile: Jaylin Melnichuk, Academic Assistant

Work Learn Profile: Jaylin Melnichuk, Academic Assistant

Work Learn Profile: Jaylin Melnichuk, Academic Assistant 1. What is your position title? Academic Assistant 2. What did you work on in this role? It was great to have a hand in several different projects! Research on sustainable food systems degree development for UBC was my initial project. This included talking with other universities across […]
CSFS Heads to Italy!

CSFS Heads to Italy!

CSFS Heads to Italy! The Vancity’s Emilia Romagna Co-operative Studies Program is a study tour that explores solutions for economic, social, and environmental sustainability. This year, leading thinkers from British Columbia and Italy, including our own Centre for Sustainable Food Systems representative, join forces to take an in-depth look at the benefits a co-operative model […]
Social Justice and the Law with Margot Young

Social Justice and the Law with Margot Young

Social Justice and the Law with Margot Young Allard School of Law – Law 305C: Law, Society and State: Social Justice and the Law What are some of the key learning outcomes for this course? Students are expected to gain a basic overview of a wide range of social justice topics and their legal implications, […]
Pharmaceutical Care in Aboriginal Health with Larry Leung and Jason Min

Pharmaceutical Care in Aboriginal Health with Larry Leung and Jason Min

Pharmaceutical Care in Aboriginal Health with Larry Leung and Jason Min Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences – PHAR 457: Pharmaceutical Care in Aboriginal Health What are some of the key learning outcomes for this course? The global goal of this course is for students to work effectively, respectfully and collaboratively with Aboriginal peoples in the context […]
Geography Vancouver Summer Program with Julian S. Yates

Geography Vancouver Summer Program with Julian S. Yates

Geography Vancouver Summer Program with Julian S. Yates Faculty of Geography – Geography Vancouver Summer Program (VSP): Environment, Resources, and Sustainable Development What are some of the key learning outcomes for this course? As a summer course for international students, mainly from China, the course was designed as an introduction to thinking about sustainable development […]
Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Intern Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator

Program Supervisor Profile: Mel Sylvestre, Perennial & Biodiversity Coordinator, and Seed-Hub Coordinator *Disclaimer: The Career Development in Land and Food Systems course is the updated title of the previously-named Career Development in Land and Food Systems Internship. What is your position at the UBC Farm? I am the perennial & biodiversity coordinator and the seed-hub […]
Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Intern Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern

Student Profile: Sophie Draper, Feeding Growth Intern *Disclaimer: The Career Development in Land and Food Systems course is the updated title of the previously-named Career Development in Land and Food Systems Internship. Internship: Feeding Growth Intern Supervisor: Véronik Campbell What do you study and why does it matter to you? I am in Global Resource Systems in […]