Focus on food technology at climate conference ignores what the farmers need

Focus on food technology at climate conference ignores what the farmers need

Focus on food technology at climate conference ignores what most of the world’s farmers need, experts say News Source: National Observer November 8, 2021 “We have a biodiversity crisis that is as bad as the climate crisis, but hasn’t captured as much attention — farming is the biggest driver of the biodiversity crisis.” – Dr. […]
UBC Food Hub launch: Get your free swag

UBC Food Hub launch: Get your free swag

UBC Food Hub launch: Get your free swag The new UBC Food Hub aims to create a food secure campus community, where all community members can obtain adequate, accessible, nutritionally, and culturally appropriate food in a just and ecologically sound manner. It’s more than just food! The Food Hub not only connects you with budget-friendly […]
Statement about Flooding and Climate Change Events in B.C.

Statement about Flooding and Climate Change Events in B.C.

Statement about Flooding and Climate Change Events in B.C. Response to Flooding and Climate Change Events November 18, 2021 In just a few short weeks we have experienced an unprecedented tornado at UBC, torrential rains, mudslides and flooding that have wreaked untold damage in the Fraser Valley, Pemberton and beyond. Highways and supply lines have […]
Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Designer Drugs With 90% Accuracy

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Designer Drugs With 90% Accuracy

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict New Designer Drugs With 90% Accuracy News Source: Vancouver is Awesome, New Scientist, Korii, Futurism, Daily Beast, Cosmos, Happy Media, Curiosity, Castanet, Yahoo, MSN November 16, 2021 “We wondered whether we could use this probability to determine what an unknown drug is — based solely on its mass — which is […]
The Biennial BC Seed Gathering is Virtual for 2021

The Biennial BC Seed Gathering is Virtual for 2021

The Biennial BC Seed Gathering is Virtual for 2021 The BC Biennial Seed gathering is a place for farmers, gardeners, students, and seed community activists to come together to learn and share ideas on a number of different issues as they relate to seed security. Speakers and sessions include a keynote from Indigenous food systems […]
Taste and Tell: A chef-guided and crowdsourced exploration of radicchio and rutabaga!

Taste and Tell: A chef-guided and crowdsourced exploration of radicchio and rutabaga!

Taste and Tell: A chef-guided and crowdsourced exploration of radicchio and rutabaga! From 4pm-6pm on Saturday, November 20, we’ll explore radicchio and rutabaga with a community of tasters! We’ll start with a cooking demonstration from chef Rob Cleland and his culinary team at Legacy Senior Living in Vancouver, and then Rob will be available for […]
At UBC’s Wine Library, Every Bottle Tells a Story

At UBC’s Wine Library, Every Bottle Tells a Story

Montecristo Magazine: At UBC’s Wine Library, Every Bottle Tells a Story News Source: Montecristo Magazine November 5, 2021 “What happened here? I was just here yesterday.” Dr. Simone Castellarin, CSFS Associate and Associate Director of the Wine Research Centre, was featured in an article detailing UBC’s Wine Library. One thing’s for sure: it’s not as […]
Feeding Growth Celebration

Feeding Growth Celebration

Feeding Growth Celebration An Evening to Celebrate Progressive Food Entrepreneurs Feeding Growth: We’re 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 – 8:30 p.m., at the Lost & Found Café to celebrate the graduation of a new […]
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 […]
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 […]