The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability

The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability

The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability Tuesday, October 8 2019 from 12:30PM-2:00PM A shrinking number of ever larger “mega-companies” command enormous influence over the global food system. The Liu Institute for Global Issues is hosting a talk with Jennifer Clapp discussing this issue. In this talk, Jennifer […]
Mushroom Foraging

Mushroom Foraging

Mushroom Foraging About this Workshop In this workshop, foraging guide & chef Robin Kort will show you how to SAFELY find great tasting edible plants and wild mushrooms in BC forests. We’ll go for an easy stroll and identify all the mushrooms we find, focusing on easy mushrooms for beginners to learn. Chef Robin will […]
Japanese Pickles

Japanese Pickles

Japanese Pickles About this Workshop Learn the art of making Japanese-style pickles! In this workshop, participants will learn how to make traditional Japanese Nukazuke pickles as well as Asazuke (quick pickles). Nuka is the Japanese word for rice bran. When brown rice is “polished” to make a whiter rice, every grain of rice is slowly […]
Fall Pies from Scratch

Fall Pies from Scratch

Fall Pies from Scratch About this Workshop Fall flavors are full gear, it’s your chance to wow your crowd at Thanksgiving this year! In this class, we will see how to make easily 3 different pies, fall flavored, and you’ll get your try at rolling dough and preparing your own apple pie to take home! […]
Vietnamese Vegan Pho and Fresh Rolls

Vietnamese Vegan Pho and Fresh Rolls

Vietnamese Vegan Pho and Fresh Rolls About this Workshop Learn how to make delicious and nutritious: Vegan Pho Fresh Rolls Sauce (for the rolls) Everything will be vegan-friendly. Although this workshop will be primarily demonstration-based, participants will have a chance to get hands-on when creating the fresh rolls. About the Instructor Hazel Dao was born […]
Learning Medicinal Actions of Herbal Medicine Utilizing our Senses

Learning Medicinal Actions of Herbal Medicine Utilizing our Senses

Learning Medicinal Actions of Herbal Medicine Utilizing our Senses About this Workshop Join us for an experiential and informative talk on incorporating herbal medicine into your lifestyle through learning the energetic of plant medicine. This is a continuation of the learning the basics of herbal medicine talk – and we will be covering different herbs […]
Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society We welcome people with all levels of birding knowledge to join in the Nature Vancouver monthly bird survey around the UBC Farm. All that is required is an interest in birds! Bring binoculars if you have them. The monthly survey takes from two to four hours, depending on […]
Rethinking Invasives

Rethinking Invasives

Rethinking Invasives About this Workshop Invasive species are regarded as invaders that actively damage landscapes and ecosystems. They are indicators of disturbance and provide an opportunity to learn about human-induced changes in the landscape. Invasive species often have a long history of use in their countries of origin. A sustainable approach to invasive species management […]
Learning the Basics of Herbal Medicine

Learning the Basics of Herbal Medicine

Learning the Basics of Herbal Medicine About this Workshop Join us for an experiential and informative talk on incorporating herbal medicine into your lifestyle. This talk offers gems for new and seasoned herbalists alike! We will discuss some back-to-nature home remedies and effective herbal medicines (including kitchen vegetables, spices, well known herbal medicines and wild […]
Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society

Bird Survey – Vancouver Natural History Society We welcome people with all levels of birding knowledge to join in the Nature Vancouver monthly bird survey around the UBC Farm. All that is required is an interest in birds! Bring binoculars if you have them. The monthly survey takes from two to four hours, depending on […]