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Science World Feature: What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests?

Science World Feature: What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests?

Science World Feature: What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests? Sean Smukler, Land and Food Systems Associate Professor and CSFS Associate Researcher, was featured in a Science World article titled What Would it Take to Regenerate our Rainforests? Smukler addresses many of the issues inherent in current agriculture and deforestation practices and how these […]
Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment

Lobby Gallery Exhibition: Nature & Nourishment Friday, May 24 to Friday, September 20, 2019 from 8:30AM-5:00PM At the Liu Institute Lobby Gallery the CSFS presented Nature & Nourishment: The Agrobiodiversity and Food Security Nexus. This exhibit took you around the world through the eyes of food systems researchers to explore the agrobiodiversity-food security nexus. In […]
Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor

Researcher Profile: Sean Smukler, Associate Professor What is your title? I am an Associate Professor of Applied Biology in the faculty of Land and Food Systems and am Soil Science Junior Chair in the department of Agriculture and the Environment. What is your current research project and what is it all about? My lab, the Sustainable […]
Maclean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

Maclean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks

MacLean’s Feature: What climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks Sean Smukler, Associate Professor in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems, was featured as part of Maclean’s Magazine’s series on climate change in an article titled “what climate change would mean for Canada’s famous landmarks.” Smukler addressed the implications of climate change – […]
The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI

The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI

The Ruminant Podcast Feature: Alex Lyon & CANOVI Our CSFS Post-Doc, Alex Lyon, was featured on the agriculture podcast, The Ruminant Podcast. In it, she talked about participatory plant breeding and her work with CANOVI at the UBC Farm. CANOVI is a CSFS project funded by Organic Science Cluster 3, part of the Canadian Agricultural […]
ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change

ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change

ReachOut Feature: Thinking Small in the Face of Climate Change CSFS researchers Dr. Juli Carrillo and Dr. Cara Haney were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal, ReachOut, for their two-year research project investigating how beneficial soil microbes can help plants deal with the global rise in carbon dioxide. […]
ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers

ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers

ReachOut Feature: Better Veggies for Canadian Organic Farmers CSFS researchers Dr. Alexandra Lyon and Dr. Hannah Wittman were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal, ReachOut, for their latest Canada-wide research venture, the Canadian Organic Vegetable Improvement (CANOVI) project. The CANOVI project aims to help organic vegetable growers find […]
ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food

ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food

ReachOut Feature: Learning Tools for Just Food Joyce Liao and Meryn Corkery, fourth-year students in the Faculty of Global Resource Systems and former and current WorkLearns (respectively) with the CSFS at UBC Farm, were featured in the latest issue of the Land and Food Systems Faculty Journal ReachOut. The feature highlights their two-year research project, […]
Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience

Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience

Food Roundtable: Knowledge from Agroecological Experience As Agroecology – in its multiple dimensions – has received considerable attention in the last five years on global and regional levels, multiple requests have been made on the part of governments for a better evidence base on the performance of Agroecology vis a vis other “sustainable agriculture” systems. […]