*Cancelled* Let Food Be Thy Medicine

*Cancelled* Let Food Be Thy Medicine

Let Food Be Thy Medicine About this Workshop This workshop explores how to bring the healing effect of herbs into your daily cuisine. Certain herbs are used in the kitchen on a regular basis and although these herbs are used for flavour, they also have a medicinal component. Others are mostly overlooked as a food […]
*Cancelled* Intro to Permaculture

*Cancelled* Intro to Permaculture

Intro to Permaculture About this Workshop Permaculture, derived from “Permanent Agriculture”, is a system of sustainable growing that mimics and draws from Nature, creating a self sufficient farm or garden that can thrive without harming the planet. It includes consideration for people and the planet and notes that beneficial plants are not just those that […]
A Food System in Crisis: Climate Change, COVID-19, and Opportunities for Change

A Food System in Crisis: Climate Change, COVID-19, and Opportunities for Change

Building Resilient Food Systems During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar: A Food System in Crisis: Climate Change, COVID-19, and Opportunities for Change Join Dr. Sean Smukler, Interim Academic Director of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Associate Professor, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Department of Applied Biology and Soil Science; Dr. Kent Mullinix, Director of […]
*Cancelled* Edible Wild

*Cancelled* Edible Wild

Edible Wild About this Workshop Participants will do a wild harvest of what will be available, learning correct identification features. They will bring the harvest back to the kitchen to combine with other ingredients for tasting on-site cuisine. Topics covered will include the correct time of year for harvesting different plants, which plant parts are […]
*Online* Garden Problem Solving

*Online* Garden Problem Solving

*Online* Garden Problem Solving About this Workshop Shady garden? Poor soil? Pests, disease, or weed problems? Only have a tiny space? If you think you don’t have the right space to grow your own food, think again! Learn how to troubleshoot and solve garden problems and make the best of your challenging growing situation to […]
*Waitlist Only* Online Vegetable Gardening in Containers

*Waitlist Only* Online Vegetable Gardening in Containers

*Online* Vegetable Gardening in Containers About this Workshop No garden? Learn how to work with the patio or balcony space you’ve got to grow veggies and herbs right outside your door. This beginner-friendly workshop will cover the basics of container gardening including: Materials (containers, soil, and supplements) Planning your container garden (what to grow, when, […]
Decolonizing the Land and Food System: Indigenous Resilience in Times of Crisis

Decolonizing the Land and Food System: Indigenous Resilience in Times of Crisis

Building Resilient Food Systems During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar: Decolonizing the Land and Food System: Indigenous Resilience in Times of Crisis The compounded crises of climate change and COVID-19 have widened the inequalities that exist in our already unequal food system. Decolonizing the land and food system is thus a critical strategy for putting economies […]
*Waitlist Only* Online Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

*Waitlist Only* Online Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

*Online* Vegetable Gardening for Beginners About this Workshop Always wanted to learn how to grow your food but don’t know where to start? Have you tried but been met with frustration? This beginners-level gardening workshop will go over all the basics you need to know to start growing your own organic vegetables: Soil care basics, […]
What’s a food system anyway? Unpacking the global and local food system.

What’s a food system anyway? Unpacking the global and local food system.

Building Resilient Food Systems During COVID-19 and Beyond Webinar: What’s a food system anyway? Unpacking the global and local food system. Join Navin Ramankutty, Professor, Faculty of Arts, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA) and Faculty of Science, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability & Will Valley, Senior Instructor in the Faculty of Land and […]
BC Vegetable Farmers Survey

BC Vegetable Farmers Survey

BC Vegetable Farmers Survey We want to hear from you about your experience in vegetable production! Take the BC Vegetable Farmer Survey and your responses will help UBC researchers learn more about the challenges facing vegetable producers, including labour, field management, profitability and seed. Participants are entered to win one of twenty $50 gift cards for […]