CSFS Associates in the News

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, […]
FAO Newsletter Feature: Structuring Markets for Resilient Farming Systems

FAO Newsletter Feature: Structuring Markets for Resilient Farming Systems

FAO Newsletter Feature: Structuring Markets for Resilient Farming Systems Hannah Wittman, CSFS Academic Director, co-authored a publication that was featured in the latest Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations newsletter, with Vivian Valencia (Wageningen University) and Jennifer Blesh (University of Michigan). This article shows how the convergence of public policies supporting mediated […]
CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018

CSFS Annual Report 2017-2018 Did you know: Last year we grew 109,000 pounds of food, we had 30 active research projects, 2,300+ UBC students engaged in CSFS-related courses, 7,000 food literacy program participants, and 12,000 participants in 542 community events! Our CSFS Annual Report captures the achievements of our diverse programs and the milestones we […]
The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security

The Colours of Food Security The Colours of Food Security is a series of bold and striking maps created by the LUGE Lab that paints a picture of global agriculture, and key issues surrounding the food system. The message of this exhibit is that to achieve food secure future we need new visions that view […]
Focus on vegetable seeds

Focus on vegetable seeds

Our Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Alexandra Lyon was featured in The Western Producer talking about the British Columbia Seed Trials project and its goal to help farmers identify crops and varieties that have a strong potential for the seed industry in B.C.
Nature feature: Smallholders need access to big-data agronomy too

Nature feature: Smallholders need access to big-data agronomy too

Nature feature: Smallholders need access to big-data agronomy too Our Postdoctoral Fellow Zia Mehrabi was featured in Nature talking about the need for governments, the private sector and agricultural-development organizations to create data-driven agronomy that is accessible to all farmers. “…many smallholders have no Internet access and are unable to buy goods such as fertilizer […]