Nov. 28: Impacts of Local, Landscape, and Gardener Characteristics on Diversity, Ecological Networks, and Ecosystem Services in Urban Agroecosystems with Stacy Philpott

Nov. 28: Impacts of Local, Landscape, and Gardener Characteristics on Diversity, Ecological Networks, and Ecosystem Services in Urban Agroecosystems with Stacy Philpott

Nov. 28: Impacts of Local, Landscape, and Gardener Characteristics on Diversity, Ecological Networks, and Ecosystem Services in Urban Agroecosystems with Stacy Philpott Urban gardens are centers of food production in the city, and provide an array of benefits for biodiversity and gardeners, but less is known about socio-ecological interactions in gardens. In this talk, I […]
Dr. Stephanie Godrich

Nov. 6: Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich

Nov. 6: Food insecurity: examining a complex problem through a systems thinking lens with Stephanie Godrich Tuesday, November 6, 2018 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room B151, School of Population and Public Health (SPPH), UBC In this presentation, Dr. Stephanie Godrich will discuss determinants of food insecurity and showcase an Australian-first project that is examining […]
Oct. 24: Dual Talk Event on Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Mariaelena Huambachano and American Youth Food Justice with Morten Nielsen

Oct. 24: Dual Talk Event on Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Mariaelena Huambachano and American Youth Food Justice with Morten Nielsen

Oct. 24: Dual Talk Event on Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Mariaelena Huambachano and American Youth Food Justice with Morten Nielsen Wednesday, October 24, 2018 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Room 254, Henry Angus Building (ANGU), UBC Indigenous Food Sovereignty and Wellbeing in Aotearoa New Zealand and Peru: ‘He kai kei aku ringa’—“the food is in my […]
Researcher Profile: Leonard Foster, Professor

Researcher Profile: Leonard Foster, Professor

Researcher Profile: Prof. Leonard Foster, Professor What is your title? I am a professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. What is your research project and what is it all about? It’s not really one project but a series of projects looking at how honey bees respond to pests and pathogens. We’re studying a number of […]
Oct. 3: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Oct. 3: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais

Oct. 3: The Emancipatory Politics of Food Sovereignty with Annette Desmarais Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Macmillan Building – Room 350, UBC By analyzing how food sovereignty is conceptualized and practiced in the Basque Country, this presentation will explore what kind of global political project food sovereignty seeks to build and […]
Oct. 2: Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights

Oct. 2: Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights

Oct. 2: Big Food ‘Feeding’ the Hungry Poor? Economic Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights Tuesday, October 2, 2018 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. C.K. Choi Building – Room 120, 1855 West Mall Join us for a triple book launch to explore the topics of civil society, public policies and the right to food with Andy […]