UBC Farm Seed Funding for Research Application

UBC Farm Seed Funding for Research Competition 2020 Submit Your Application
UBC Farm Seed Funding

UBC Farm Seed Funding

UBC Farm Seed Funding for Research Competition 2020 1. Rationale & Eligibility The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) UBC Farm Seed Funding for Research (UBC Farm SFR) provides short-term support (up to $6,000/one year) for the development of innovative research at the UBC Farm that will eventually form the basis of a larger research […]
Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development

Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development

Long Term Agroecological Research Station Infrastructure Development In the first two years of our research cluster, we have laid crucial groundwork for developing the UBC Farm as a Long Term Agroecological Research Station; this strong foundation has enabled its use as a living laboratory for developing long-term experimental protocols to examine trade-offs and synergies in […]
Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification

Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp Public Talk by Dr. Sieglinde Snapp “Action research tackles the ‘wicked’ sustainability problem of agricultural intensification.” October 17,2019. Hosted by the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability.
Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment Friday, May 24 to Friday, September 20, 2019 from 8:30AM-5:00PM At the Liu Institute Lobby Gallery the CSFS presented Nature & Nourishment: The Agrobiodiversity and Food Security Nexus. This exhibit took you around the world through the eyes of food systems researchers to explore the agrobiodiversity-food security nexus. In […]
Eat Think Vote

Eat Think Vote

Eat Think Vote Eat Think Vote is a non-partisan campaign run in federal election years by Food Secure Canada to make food an election issue. It will be an opportunity for constituents to hear directly from candidates and ask tough questions about how their platforms address community issues related to (but not limited to) food […]
Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike

A Climate Crisis is a Food Systems Crisis Please read this letter from our directors to understand what we are doing to support the Climate Strike, and why. CSFS Memo on the Global Climate Strike The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems is committed to addressing the accelerating climate change crisis. Along with many of our […]
May 7: Is organic food more nutritious?

May 7: Is organic food more nutritious?

May 7: Is organic food more nutritious? Is organic food more nutritious than conventional? Join visiting Prof. Dominika Średnicka-Tober as she discusses research on the quality of organic food. Demand for organic foods is partially driven by consumers’ perception that they are more nutritious and can help them to maintain good health. Over the last […]
Beginners Basketry with Invasive Species

Beginners Basketry with Invasive Species

Beginners Basketry with Invasive Species Become an urban weaver, learn the art of basketry! Put some of those invasive plants and garden clippings to good use – turn them into baskets! We’ll cover the basics of twining, one of the most fundamental techniques practiced by BC First Nations groups and European people, and make small […]
CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018 Did you know: Last year we grew 109,000 pounds of food, we had 30 active research projects, 2,300+ UBC students engaged in CSFS-related courses, 7,000 food literacy program participants, and 12,000 participants in 542 community events! Our CSFS Annual Report captures the achievements of our diverse programs and the milestones we […]