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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!

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! 

The 2015 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture application is now open!

Posted by Sara Dent on September 29, 2014

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The practicum is an eight-month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. Our program graduates share a vision of livelihoods and lifestyles grounded in sustainable and community-based food systems.  The majority have maintained a practice of farming, gardening, and food growing — at many different scales and in diverse forms, such as business start-ups, partnerships with seasoned farmers, and in community gardening and outreach settings.  WHERE: University of British Columbia Farm (UBC Farm) hosts the practicum, and provides the foundation for learning.  It … Continue reading The 2015 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture application is now open!