Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern

Intern Profile: Carly Koenig, Food Skills Education Intern Internship: Food Skills Education Supervisor: Seth Friedman What do you study? I am currently finishing my Masters in Public Health through Oregon Health and Science University and working on my diploma in Health Education at UBC.   I chose public health as my academic path because I feel that […]
Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern

Intern Profile: Ian McLean, Farm Management Application Intern Internship: Farm Management Application Supervisor: Zia Mehrabi What do you study? This was my last semester of the Bachelor of Computer Science second degree program. I originally studied biology as an undergraduate and graduate student. Since finishing school, I’ve started working as a software developer. Interning here gave me […]
Feb. 17: Mapping Community Gardens in Philadelphia with Dr. Craig Borowiak

Feb. 17: Mapping Community Gardens in Philadelphia with Dr. Craig Borowiak

Feb. 17: Mapping Community Gardens in Philadelphia with Dr. Craig Borowiak February 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory. About the Talk: The first hour of this event will feature a talk by Dr. Craig Borowiak on how urban agriculture fits within larger solidarity economies and post-capitalist politics in the U.S. […]
Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting

Intern Profile: Sigbrit Jaccard Søchting Internship: Biodiversity and Perennial Crops Supervisor: Mel Sylvestre I am a 5th year student in the Global Resource Systems program in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems with a specialization in Global Health. For me, global health is unfortunately a very economic and political issue. Helping to achieve equity […]
No Ordinary Quest at the UBC Farm

No Ordinary Quest at the UBC Farm

No Ordinary Quest at the UBC Farm For Professor Maja Krzic the UBC Farm is a classroom for her students. Krzic developed the new Forest Humus Forms Quest app for her students to learn about soil and plants at the UBC Farm, believing this hands-on experience can push students towards a whole new level of […]
Nov. 10: Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love with Simran Sethi

Nov. 10: Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love with Simran Sethi

Nov. 10: Saving by Savoring: The Delicious Reclamation of Foods We Love with Simran Sethi November 10, 2016, 12 p.m. Acclaimed author, journalist, educator and creator of ‘The Slow Melt’ podcast, Simran Sethi brings together stories of chocolate, bread and wine industries to tell us about our endangered foods.
Oct. 28: The Old Food is the New Food: Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples with Dr. Nancy Turner

Oct. 28: The Old Food is the New Food: Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples with Dr. Nancy Turner

Oct. 28: The Old Food is the New Food: Indigenous Plant Management Systems of BC First Peoples with Dr. Nancy Turner Friday, October 28th, 2017 Thank you for selling out our first event! We continue the 2016/17 UBC Future of Food Dialogue Series with Dr. Nancy Turner on the topic of Indigenous Plant Management Systems of […]
Oct. 14: Indigenous, Continuity and Food: A Mo`o Vision from Hawaii with Dr. Manulani Aluli-Meyer

Oct. 14: Indigenous, Continuity and Food: A Mo`o Vision from Hawaii with Dr. Manulani Aluli-Meyer

Oct. 14: Indigenous, Continuity and Food: A Mo`o Vision from Hawaii with Dr. Manulani Aluli-Meyer Friday, October 14, 2017 We are kicking off the 2016/17 UBC Future of Food Dialogue Series with Dr. Manulani Aluli-Meyer on the topic of Indigenous, Continuity and Food: A Mo`o Vision from Hawaii, Friday, October 14.