Teaser: Growing a Farm

Teaser: Growing a Farm

Growing a Farm: The 20-year Journey of the UBC Farm Teaser How a group of dedicated students started, and beat the odds to save, the UBC Farm. https://lfs400media.landfood.ubc.ca/UBCFarm/Episode1_Planting_The_Seeds.mp3 Show notes: To further your knowledge of Musqueam Territory upon which the UBC Farm is situated, check out Land Beneath Our Feet, a Musqueam guide brought to […]
Episode 1: Planting the Seeds

Episode 1: Planting the Seeds

Growing a Farm: The 20-year Journey of the UBC Farm Episode 1: Planting the Seeds Twenty years ago, a group of dedicated students resurrected a derelict research site and turned it into a thriving educational farm. But there were other plans for that land, and growing food wasn’t one of them. https://lfs400media.landfood.ubc.ca/UBCFarm/Episode1_Planting_The_Seeds.mp3 Show notes: To […]
CANOVI Participants: Fill Out the Season Exit Survey

CANOVI Participants: Fill Out the Season Exit Survey

UBC CANOVI Season Exit Survey Survey open from November 15 to December 15, 2021 Data interpretability, usefulness, and trustworthiness In addition to carrying out participatory variety trials, we seek to understand how trial participants use trial data and how this is influenced by dynamics of trust. Specifically, we are investigating the relative usefulness and trustworthiness […]
CSFS at UBC Farm Closed for the Holidays

CSFS at UBC Farm Closed for the Holidays

Closed over the holidays! The CSFS at UBC Farm will be closed over the holidays. Closing the afternoon of December 24 and reopening on January 4. See you in 2021!

UBC Farm Seed Funding for Research Application

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

UBC Farm Research Funding Competition

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 […]