Giving and Membership

Giving and Membership

We are grateful to our donors and members who help us grow and evolve.

 

Your support helps us advance our excellence in teaching, research and service to the community, lending essential support as we work to create resilient, thriving, and socially just food systems for all.

 
Giving

Support our work

Our goals are ambitious, and we cannot do it alone.

Your donation is key to our success. We will be building a new Farm Centre building that will expand our impact for students and the community, and we invite you to be part of this exciting new project.

Your gift is eligible for a charitable tax receipt for your gift. If you are looking to partner with us on a larger gift, please contact our Operations Director, Clare Cullen, and the Development Team with the Faculty of Land and Food Systems.

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Membership

Become a Friend of the Farm

Give the gift of local food and support us as we work toward a sustainable, food-secure future

Are you a farmers’ market enthusiast? Know someone moving to UBC? Become a Friend of the Farm! Membership with the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm brings you into our friend circle, supporting our work as we model and move the dial on food systems sustainability.

Becoming a Friend of the Farm supports our educational programming, food cultivation and research projects from field to fork. This work impacts people from students and researchers, children and youth, farmers and food processors, policy-makers and non-profits, as well as our neighbours and community members.

Through this membership program, we honour the legacy of the original Friends of the Farm, a group of dedicated students, faculty and community members who were instrumental in saving the Farm over a decade ago, ensuring our future in learning and practice in sustainable food systems.

How it works

Your UBC Farm membership entitles you to perks at our markets, priority access to events such as apple tasting at the Apple Market, pie tasting at the Fall Fair, Long Table Dinner invitations, member-exclusive u-pick, and it also brings our community of supporters together for fun member events such as member veggie tasting hour.

Memberships are valid for 12 months from the purchase date. UBC Students with valid ID receive a 10% discount on Farm Gate membership.

Purchase online

Memberships can only be purchased online at our UBC Farm e-store. You will receive a digital card that can be used at our markets for member deals and for redeeming perks.

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Psst! Boost your generosity!

Make your support go further — and get a tax receipt! Add a donation over $20 to your purchase of a membership and get a charitable tax receipt for your gift. Our staff, students, researchers, and coyotes (at least that’s what we think they’re saying) thank you for your generosity.

   

Our Membership Tiers

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Farm Gate Membership
 

$25 Annual Level*

 

Includes:

  • Monthly Member Deals Day at the UBC Farm Farmer’s Market
  • Member hour tastings of seasonal veggies at select markets
  • First invitation to tasting events: pie tasting at the Fall Fair, apple tasting at the Apple Market
  • Friends of the Farm strawberry and blueberry u-pick days
  • Pre-sale access to Long Table Dinner tickets
  • *UBC Students receive 10% off on Farm Gate level for an annual cost of $22.50.
 
Orchard Membership
 

$50 Annual Level

 

Includes all the perks of Farm Gate membership:

  • Monthly Member Deals Day at the UBC Farm Farmer’s Market
  • Member hour tastings of seasonal veggies at select markets
  • First invitation to tasting events: pie tasting at the Fall Fair, apple tasting at the Apple Market
  • Friends of the Farm strawberry and blueberry u-pick days
  • Pre-sale access to Long Table Dinner tickets

Plus additional perks:

  • Automatic entry into bi-monthly prize draw at the UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market
  • One free dried herb packet for Orchard members only ($5 value)
  • Free apple tasting at our Apple Market
 
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Hedgerow Membership
 

$100 Annual Level

 

Includes the perks of Farm Gate and Orchard memberships:

  • Monthly Member Deals Day at the UBC Farm Farmer’s Market
  • Member hour tastings of seasonal veggies at select markets
  • First invitation to tasting events: pie tasting at the Fall Fair, apple tasting at the Apple Market
  • Friends of the Farm strawberry and blueberry u-pick days
  • Automatic entry into bi-monthly prize draw at the UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market
  • Free apple tasting at our Apple Market

Plus additional perks:

  • One free UBC Farm designed tea towel for Hedgerow members only ($15 value)
  • Advance pre-sale access to Long Table Dinner tickets
  • Recognition on our website
 
 

Thank you to our Hedgerow Members

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