WHAT IS THE PRACTICUM? The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is a hands-on educational program, designed to provide a full growing season of experience to students with a strong interest in sustainable agriculture and food systems. Ideal candidates for the program are aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and people who wish to be part of the future of farming and food systems. The practicum runs part-time from March to November. 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 … Continue reading Want to really get your hands dirty? Apply for the 2014 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – deadline Oct 15th!