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UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Posted by Moss Dance on September 25, 2017

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The 2018 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April – October), or as a four-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (approximately 20 hours per week), and is designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program is often taken as a non-credit Certificate program; or 6-9 academic credits are available for interested students. Participants gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and a network of … Continue reading UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

Job Posting: Operations Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems UBC Farm

Posted by Sara Dent on December 04, 2014

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is seeking an Operations Director to play a key leadership role in management of the Centre. This individual will oversee all aspects of daily operations and business development initiatives with the overarching goal to maintain organizational effectiveness and achieve financial sustainability. Responsibilities include financial management, business development, and human resources management. Ideal candidates will have experience managing businesses, non-profits, social enterprises or complex academic units, and will have experience achieving both economic and social outcomes. Visit http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/about/careers/ for full posting details. The closing date is December 13th, 11:59pm. Please distribute widely. … Continue reading Job Posting: Operations Director, Centre for Sustainable Food Systems UBC Farm