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JOB: Vancouver, BC – Just Transition Coordinator, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 16, 2020

The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in Vancouver, BC are seeking a full-time Just Transition Coordinator!

The Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems in Vancouver, BC are seeking a full-time Just Transition Coordinator! Job Category: Executive Administration FTE: 1.0 – 35 hours/week Application deadline: July 26, 2020 Interviews: July 27 – August 31. 2020 Start date: August 10, 2020 End date: March 31, 2021 Possibility of extension: Yes Grant funded: Yes Salary range: $41,215.00 – $45,798.00 per annum POSITION FUNCTION The aim of the Indigenous Food and Freedom School (IFFS) is to research, develop, test and evaluate an emancipatory research and education toolkit to support a just transition to … Continue reading JOB: Vancouver, BC – Just Transition Coordinator, Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty & UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Sales Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 02, 2020

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC is seeking a Sales Assistant for the 2020 season! About UBC Farm The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm (CSFS) is located on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Musqueam people. It is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Embodying UBC’s aspiration to be a “living laboratory”, the CSFS provides experiential learning opportunities for students, community members and the general public and strives to explore and exemplify how land, food and community are brought together to create healthy … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Sales Assistant

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 02, 2020

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC is seeking a Field Assistant for the 2020 season! About UBC Farm The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm (CSFS) is located on the unceded, ancestral territory of the Musqueam people.  It is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus.  Embodying UBC’s aspiration to be a “living laboratory”, the CSFS provides experiential learning opportunities for students, community members and the general public and strives to explore and exemplify how land, food and community are brought together to create healthy and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Field Assistant

SURVEY: UBC Farm Management Survey

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 12, 2019 1 Comment

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BC vegetable farmers are wanted to respond to a survey about their farm management! The survey will include questions about field management practices, seed practices, technology use, and employment. The study is being conducted by Dr. Hannah Wittman (Principal Investigator), Susanna Klassen (Doctoral Candidate), and Chris Thoreau (Masters Student), from the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia.   Your responses will help us to better understand your experiences and the sustainability challenges facing vegetable farmers like you, and contribute to ongoing research out of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. We are especially … Continue reading SURVEY: UBC Farm Management Survey

JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Feeding Growth, Project Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 09, 2019

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Feeding Growth, an initiative that supports progressive food businesses in Vancouver, BC, is hiring a part-time Project Coordinator! We’re looking for someone to help expand and strengthen our community. This is a part-time, hourly position that could complement well another part-time position. And there is a lot of opportunity for growth. Our dream? A caring and easy-going food entrepreneur supporter, a planning and organization wizard, and a “get things done” warrior – all in one person, available from June to December (and likely beyond this if there’s interest).  About Feeding Growth Through community engagement and education activities, the Feeding Growth community of food leaders, … Continue reading JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Feeding Growth, Project Coordinator

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Part-Time Farm Flower Production Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 27, 2019

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC is seeking a part-time Farm Flower Production Assistant for the 2019 season!   About UBC Farm 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 to explore and exemplify how land, food and community are brought together to create healthy and sustainable food systems. … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm, Part-Time Farm Flower Production Assistant

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

Posted by Seth Friedman on January 25, 2019

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Field Practicum 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 … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Field Practicum Mentor

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

Posted by Sara Dent on September 29, 2014

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!

UBC Farm: From a Student-Run Initiative to Leading a Farm-to-Institution Movement

Posted by Sara Dent on August 05, 2014

Introduction Since its re-invention in 1999, the UBC Farm has evolved from a small-scale market garden, run solely by dedicated students and volunteers, to a fully operational, organically managed, mixed vegetable production farm which supplies three weekly markets, an 80-person Community Supported Agriculture Program, and numerous direct sales to restaurants, including a total of $20,000 in sales to UBC Food Services on UBC Campus in 2013. UBC Farm Market Stand 2001 In recognition of UBC’s advanced Farm to Institution programming, UBC became the first ever University recipient of the Golden Carrot award, bestowed by Farm to Cafeteria Canada in 2012 in recognition of … Continue reading UBC Farm: From a Student-Run Initiative to Leading a Farm-to-Institution Movement

Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Sara Dent on May 30, 2014

Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is seeking an Assistant Director, Operations. This individual will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of daily operations and business development initiatives at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, with the overarching goal to maintain organizational effectiveness and achieve financial sustainability. The responsibilities include oversight over short-term and long-term plans via efficient and responsible management of the Centre’s financial, human and physical resources. The closing date for this posting isSaturday, June 14th. Please distribute widely. Full details at: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/about/current-openings/   … Continue reading Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC