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.

Through this new 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. 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.

How it works:

Your UBC Farm membership entitles you to perks at our markets, priority access to events and CSAs, free or exclusive access to our merchandise, and it also brings our community of supporters together for fun member events such as the Annual Membership Potluck.

Member perks are valid for the 2023 Market season that starts up in June. Membership cards and merch will be mailed or available in-person at the 2023 markets. Memberships are valid for 12 months from the purchase date.

With our 2022 Farmers Market season now closed, purchasing online is now available! We will mail your membership card to your door in time for the holidays if ordered by December 12th. We will resume mailing orders in the new year – orders received after December 12th will be mailed out after January 9th, 2023.

 
Harvesting and pulling a hand cart in the sunset.
Farm Gate Membership

$25 Annual Level

Includes:

  • Monthly Member Deals Day at the UBC Farm Farmer’s Market
  • Invitation to annual member potluck
  • Access to purchase special-edition, members-only merch
  • Priority access to flower CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)
 
Farm Gate Membership
Orchard Membership

$50 Annual Level

Includes all the perks of Farm Gate membership plus:

  • Automatic entry into bi-monthly prize draw at the UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market
  • Early invitations to coveted events
  • One free members-only merch: In 2023 – UBC Farm-designed tea towel ($15 value)
  • *Limited time only: one free UBC Farm-designed beeswax wrap ($18 value) during 2022 membership drive.*
 
Orchard Membership
Apples growing in the orchard
Blossoming currant in a hedgerow with birdhouse with a drawing of an owl.
Hedgerow Membership

$100 Annual Level

Includes all the perks of Farm Gate and Orchard memberships plus:

  • One UBC Farm designed tote bag or t-shirt
  • One free seed packet or seasonal item
  • Recognition on our website
  • *Limited time only: one free UBC Farm-designed beeswax wrap ($18 value) during 2022 membership drive.*
 
Hedgerow Membership
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