Feeding Growth Celebration

Feeding Growth Celebration

Feeding Growth Celebration An Evening to Celebrate Progressive Food Entrepreneurs   We’re all about growing a resilient, socially just, and globally significant community of progressive food businesses, right here in BC! Join us on November 18, 2021 from 6:30-8:30pm, at the Lost & Found Café to celebrate the graduation of a new cohort of fierce […]
Practicum Program Open House

Practicum Program Open House

Practicum Program Open House Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Our Practicum Open House is an opportunity to virtually tour the Farm (from the perspective of the Practicum program), meet current staff, and ask questions about our Practicum program. Date Wednesday, October 20, 2021 | 3:30PM – 5:00PM PST Location Online over Zoom Registration Register using this link Applications […]
Scout Vancouver: 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival

Scout Vancouver: 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival

Scout Vancouver: 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival News Source: Scout Vancouver Fans of vegetables (and vegetable puns) cannot miss out on the ‘Bitter Together’ Radicchio Tasting Event, happening on October 20th (5-8pm) at Main Street’s farm-to-table restaurant, Burdock & Co. Scheduled as part of the 2021 Vancouver Radicchio Festival, ‘Bitter Together’ is a collaboration between FarmFolk […]
Celebrating 20 Years: The UBC Farm Anniversary Report is Published

Celebrating 20 Years: The UBC Farm Anniversary Report is Published

Check out our Anniversary Report Celebrating 20 Years of the UBC Farm Celebrate the progress of the UBC Farm since its inception 20 years ago, including the creation of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems 10 years ago and the developments in research, education programs, and food cultivation, all in the service of our mission […]
Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health

Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health

Times of Oman: Heightened food worries linked to worse mental health News Source: Times of Oman, UBC News September 23, 2021 “Our research and advocacy efforts need to continue to seek out more effective strategies to make sure that everyone has physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food.” – Dr. Jennifer […]
Work Learn Profile: Mackenzie Dorsey, UBC Farm Ambassador

Work Learn Profile: Mackenzie Dorsey, UBC Farm Ambassador

Work Learn Profile: Mackenzie Dorsey, UBC Farm Ambassador What did you work on in this role? As the Farm Ambassador, I worked on a lot of outreach tasks. I would help out with events wherever needed. I ran the Outreach booth at the Saturday multi-vendor farmers’ markets, and answered any and all questions related about […]
UBC Climate-Friendly Food Label Survey

UBC Climate-Friendly Food Label Survey

UBC Climate-Friendly Food Label Survey The soft launch of UBC’s first Climate-Friendly Food Label took place this summer in partnership with UBC Food Services, the SEEDS Sustainability Program, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, Department of Psychology and Faculty of Science – and we want to hear your feedback! Please take 5 minutes to complete […]
Work Learn Profile: Timothy Wong, Market Sales Worker

Work Learn Profile: Timothy Wong, Market Sales Worker

Work Learn Profile: Timothy Wong, Market Sales Worker What did you work on in this role? Running of the Tuesday/Saturday weekly Farmers Markets at the UBC farm, including set up of produce displays, processing harvested produce for sale, general set-up/take down of stalls, and general cashiering duties What did you learn in this position? I […]
Work Learn Profile: Camille Lyu, Saturday Farm Market Worker

Work Learn Profile: Camille Lyu, Saturday Farm Market Worker

Work Learn Profile: Camille Lyu, Saturday Farm Market Worker What did you work on in this role? In this role I worked on the operation of the Saturday Farm Market to ensure that the customers and vendors both have the best experience possible. What did you learn in this position? In this position I have […]
Work Learn Profile: Ashley Bell, Vegetable Field Worker

Work Learn Profile: Ashley Bell, Vegetable Field Worker

Work Learn Profile: Ashley Bell, Vegetable Field Worker What did you work on in this role? Cucurbits, goosefoots, and alliums What did you learn in this position? About the planting and harvesting methods of various plants, seeding, watering, processing, teamwork, and communication Why does this work matter? It’s important to maintain our organic food farms […]