Climate Change: Mobilizing Industry to Make a Difference

Climate Change: Mobilizing Industry to Make a Difference

Farm to Globe: Transforming Our Food Systems presents: Mobilizing Industry to Make a Difference Many of us are doing our best to lower our impact on the planet – taking shorter showers, bringing a reusable cup, supporting local and much more. However, in order to make a big difference in the climate crisis we need […]
Climate Change: How Nature Based Solutions Restore Balance

Climate Change: How Nature Based Solutions Restore Balance

Farm to Globe: Transforming Our Food Systems presents: How Nature Based Solutions Restore Balance Let’s talk about the climate crisis. The first episode in our two part mini series on climate change will explore nature based solutions – what even are they and what are we doing to try to implement them around the world? […]
Scale Your Progressive Food Business with Feeding Growth: Registration Now Open

Scale Your Progressive Food Business with Feeding Growth: Registration Now Open

Scale Your Progressive Food Business with Feeding Growth: Registration Now Open Register More Info Here Give your progressive food business a leg up with Feeding Growth. Feeding Growth’s Scale Your Progressive Food Business is a five-part workshop series that provides practical tips to environmentally progressive, organic, ethical, and socially responsible packaged goods companies at critical […]
HLPE Report #16: Youth engagement in food systems

HLPE Report #16: Youth engagement in food systems

HLPE Report #16: Youth engagement in food systems “Youth are on the front lines to build the food systems of the future, while also bearing significant risks from climate change, social and economic inequities, and political marginalization.” The HLPE (High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and Nutrition) Report #16 has been published and […]
Order Up: How Restaurants Adapted to the Pandemic

Order Up: How Restaurants Adapted to the Pandemic

Farm to Globe: Transforming Our Food Systems presents: Order Up: How Restaurants Adapted to the Pandemic As everyone stayed home, no one was dining out. It is fair to say that the restaurant industry was one of the hardest hit by the pandemic and all its consequences. As revenue plummeted and businesses tried to stay […]
CBC: Storing perishables during a heat wave

CBC: Storing perishables during a heat wave

CBC: Storing perishables during a heat wave “Heat can cause food and prescription medication to spoil, potentially exacerbating the heat wave’s deadly effects.” Dr. Siyun Wang, CSFS Associate and Professor at UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems, shared some recommendations for how to keep your perishables safe during a heat wave. Both food and medications can spoil […]
Grist: Salad will survive climate change. But at what cost?

Grist: Salad will survive climate change. But at what cost?

Grist: Salad will survive climate change. But at what cost? “We made eating greens more convenient. Can we make it truly democratic?” Dr. Navin Ramankutty, a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability and School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, commented on the importance of finding a balance between nutritive value and widespread access. He mentioned that even […]
UBC Strategic Plan: Nature’s weapon against food-borne pathogens

UBC Strategic Plan: Nature’s weapon against food-borne pathogens

UBC Strategic Plan: Nature’s weapon against food-borne pathogens “Some superheroes are too small to be seen by the naked eye. Microscopic bacteria-eating viruses are coming into favour as a way to combat food-borne pathogens.” Dr. Siyun Wang, CSFS Associate and Professor of Food Safety, is investigating the applications of bacteriophages in UBC’s Food Safety Laboratory. […]
Planning West: 20th Anniversary of the UBC Farm

Planning West: 20th Anniversary of the UBC Farm

Planning West: 20th Anniversary of the UBC Farm “Formed in 2011, CSFS’s main research and learning space is the UBC Farm, which began as a student-led initiative that is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The UBC Farm and the CSFS have both grown over the decades, with the UBC Farm deemed ‘green academic’ by […]
CSFS Associate Seminars: Dr. Simone Castellarin

CSFS Associate Seminars: Dr. Simone Castellarin

The CSFS Future of Food Global Dialogue Series presents: CSFS Associate Seminars Regulated Deficit Irrigation Strategies for Saving Irrigation Water in Vineyards About this Seminar Water management in vineyards is arguably one of the major issues that the wine industry is facing. Climate change is forecasted to make precipitations more erratic and to increase temperatures […]