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AUG-DEC 2018: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Workshops

Posted by Seth Friedman on August 01, 2018

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UBC Farm is excited to announce that registration for the second half of our 2018 workshop series is now open! The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering everything from gardening and seed saving to herbal medicine, weaving, fermenting, foraging, and much more.  All of our workshops are beginner friendly and open to everyone. Check out our upcoming workshops below, or visit our website: ubcfarm.bc.ca We suggest registering early as our workshops have limited seats and often sell out—to register for any of our workshops, please click the link of the workshop you are interested in below and find the registration … Continue reading AUG-DEC 2018: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Workshops

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Field Practicum Mentor

Posted by Moss Dance on February 13, 2018

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Position Title: Practicum Field Mentor POSITION IDENTIFICATION Position Classification: Miscellaneous Farm Worker Position Title: Practicum Field Mentor Faculty: Land and Food Systems Department The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Position Number: 30757 POSITION FUNCTION The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Embodying UBC’s aspiration to be a “living laboratory”, the CSFS at UBC Farm provides experiential learning opportunities for students, community members and the general public and strives … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Field Practicum Mentor

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

SEPT 29-30: UBC FARM – Ecological Farming Short Course

Posted by Moss Dance on September 18, 2017

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The UBC Farm Workshops Series is pleased to announce our upcoming Ecological Farming Short Course: Sep 29-30. Learn about many aspects of Ecological Farming with seasoned farmers Helen Atthowe and Carl Rosato. Three workshops will be presented as a part of this Ecological Short Course: Orchard Eco-Organic Management with Carl Rosato Managing Ecological Relationships Instead of Crops: Strategies to Blend Food Production and Wild Places with Helen Atthowe and Carl Rosato Feeding the Soil: The Science and Practice of Soil Organic Matter Systems Management with Helen Atthowe Helen Atthowe & Carl Rosato, farmers with a combined 55+ years of  farming experience, are coming  from Oregon … Continue reading SEPT 29-30: UBC FARM – Ecological Farming Short Course

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Practicum Field Mentor

Posted by Moss Dance on December 07, 2016

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UBC Farm has a new farm job opening! The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. The UBC Farm is the largest urban farm in Vancouver, and situated on a site just minutes from the beach and from Pacific Spirit Regional Park, as well as countless cultural amenities available in Vancouver—truly a world-class learning and recreational destination. More information about the Centre can be found at: www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca.   The Practicum Field Mentor works in collaboration with the Practicum Coordinator and CSFS/UBC Farm Staff to … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Practicum Field Mentor

The 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – APPLY NOW!

Posted by Moss Dance on October 17, 2016 1 Comment

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Have you ever dreamed of having your own small farm, a small cottage, fresh eggs from your chickens, growing, healthy organic vegetables and fruits? If so, then maybe it’s time to stop dreaming, and take action! Make your dream a reality by enrolling in the 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture. Situated within the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm, within the faculty of Land and Food Systems, the UBC Farm Practicum is an eight-month (part-time, March-October), experiential-learning program, designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about … Continue reading The 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – APPLY NOW!

Sept 17: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Practicum Open House + YA/VUFS Potluck

Posted by Moss Dance on September 08, 2016

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The 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – APPLY NOW!   OPEN HOUSE, Sept 17th, and YA/VUFS potluck in evening. Don’t miss this fantastic farm event! **Come to our OPEN HOUSE, Sept 17th – UBC Farm – to learn more and meet current practicum students and staff (see details below)**   Have you ever dreamed of having your own small farm, a small cottage, fresh eggs from your chickens, growing, healthy organic vegetables and fruits?  If so, then maybe it’s time to stop dreaming, and take action!  Make your dream a reality by enrolling in the 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable … Continue reading Sept 17: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Practicum Open House + YA/VUFS Potluck

JOB: UBC Farm – Practicum Field Mentor (Deadline Extended!)

Posted by Moss Dance on April 05, 2016

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Practicum Field Mentor at UBC Farm  Application Deadline: April 11th (Extended!) The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. More information about the Centre can be found at www.ubcfarm.ubc.ca. The Practicum Field Mentor works in collaboration with the Practicum Coordinator and UBC Farm Field Staff to provide day-to-day field instruction and supervision to the UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture students as well as assisting with annual and/or perennial crop production. The goal of the UBC Farm Practicum program is to inspire … Continue reading JOB: UBC Farm – Practicum Field Mentor (Deadline Extended!)

The 2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – Apply Now! 

Posted by Kristen Nammour on October 26, 2015

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Have you ever dreamed of having your own small farm, a small cottage, fresh eggs from your chickens, growing, healthy organic vegetables and fruits?  If so, then maybe it’s time to stop dreaming, and take action!  Make your dream a reality by enrolling in the 2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture.  DEADLINE: OCTOBER 30TH Situated within the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the UBC Farm, within the faculty of Land and Food Systems, the UBC Farm Practicum is an eight-month (part-time, March-October), experiential-learning program, designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in … Continue reading The 2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – Apply Now! 

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