Seeds of Knowledge

Seeds of Knowledge

Seeds of Knowledge Saturdays, June 4, 2022 – September 24, 2022, 10:00AM-2:00PM Learn about and celebrate research with the whole family this Summer at select UBC Farm Saturday Markets! Seeds of Knowledge showcases the innovative research happening at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems and our partners. We’re highlighting results and giving the public the […]
Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day

Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day

Have a little hope for the globe on Earth Day News Source: Toronto Star April 22, 2022 “The answer to a world in which humans and nature are in sync starts with a transformative change that realigns the economic, political and societal.” – Dr. Kai Chan CSFS Associate Dr. Kai Chan, research chair at the […]
Decolonization through re-connection to the land

Decolonization through re-connection to the land

Connection to Land as a Source of Resilience for Urban Indigenous Youth in Child Welfare By the Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Final Report, and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous […]
UBC Farm Bird Walk

UBC Farm Bird Walk

UBC Farm Bird Walk A Biodiversity Days event for learning more about local bird diversity. This May, in honour of UN International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22), the UBC Farm is hosting a series of events to celebrate biodiversity and its importance for our communities, health and planet. About the Event Learn about the […]
Pollinator Walk at UBC Farm

Pollinator Walk at UBC Farm

Pollinator Walk at UBC Farm A Biodiversity Days event for learning about local native pollinators. This May, in honour of UN International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22), the UBC Farm is hosting a series of events to celebrate biodiversity and its importance for our communities, health and planet. About the Event Learn about the […]
iNaturalist Monthly Bioblitz

iNaturalist Monthly Bioblitz

iNaturalist Monthly Bioblitz A self-guided Biodiversity Days event open to anyone visiting the UBC Farm during the month of May. In honour of UN International Day for Biological Diversity (May 22), the UBC Farm is hosting a series of events to celebrate biodiversity and its importance for our communities, health and planet. About the Event […]
Don’t Miss Out on the ‘Spring Foraging’ Workshop with Chef Robin Kort This April

Don’t Miss Out on the ‘Spring Foraging’ Workshop with Chef Robin Kort This April

Don’t Miss Out on the ‘Spring Foraging’ Workshop with Chef Robin Kort This April News Source: Scout Magazine Apr 14, 2022 “The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering diverse skills in gardening, cooking, fermenting, and foraging.” – Scout Magazine We thank Scout Magazine for promoting our upcoming online workshop focused on learning […]
Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As Habitat

Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As Habitat

Farmers Can Profit By Setting Aside Marginal Lands As Habitat News Source: Forbes Mar 27, 2022 “If you can help farmers do this profit mapping, essentially, on their farm, they can see ‘Wow, I’m losing money on this bit of my field, it wouldn’t be so bad to put this into habitat’” – Dr. Claire […]
New social media hub at UBC to address climate change

New social media hub at UBC to address climate change

New social media hub at UBC to address climate change News Source: CBC BC Today, CBC On the Coast, Global, CKNWMornings with Simi, Spice Radio, Vancouver Sun, and The Province May 16, 2022 “Transformative social change really takes way more than those private actions … when you change social norms and put pressure on the system to change in particular ways. […]
CANOVI Carrot Breeding Webinar

CANOVI Carrot Breeding Webinar

CANOVI Webinar: Breeding Carrots for Production, Resilience, Flavour, and Fun in Organic Systems Media Source: eOrganic Mar 25, 2022 “Learn about fundamental concepts and strategies that are key to successful carrot breeding work” CSFS Associate and CANOVI Project Lead, Solveig Hanson, recently visited Washington State to cohost a carrot breeding webinar with our collaborators at Organic […]