faculty of land and food systems
Media Release | October 27, 2014
Researchers have developed a novel method to test for vitamin B12 deficiency using only a single drop of blood.
October 23, 2014
New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.
Media Release | September 18, 2014
Children of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar according to a new study from UBC.
August 11, 2014
UBC’s Vancouver campus on Point Grey is a treasure trove for architecture enthusiasts. Here is a look at what’s new, just in time for the 2014 winter session
July 22, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Young farmers, often with university degrees, find alternative models to gain access to land.
Media Release | July 17, 2014
Populations of Atlantic salmon have a surprisingly good capacity to adjust to warmer temperatures that are being seen with climate change.
Media Release | June 20, 2014
UBC has received a $2 million donation from The RBC Foundation in support of a number of sustainability projects across its Vancouver campus.
June 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
May 11, 2014
UBC’s Julie Wilson is uncovering innovative approaches to stormwater management, even in your own backyard.
April 30, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson
Professors are crafting new approaches to courses across UBC campuses and students are taking notice.
March 26, 2014 - by Corey Allen with files from Jennifer Honeybourn
New research examines the safety of First Nations smoked meat.
March 25, 2014 - by Corey Allen
Simone Castellarin grew up in the vineyards of Northern Italy. Now he wants to share his wine-growing knowledge with B.C. growers.
Media Release | February 26, 2014
Cows learn better when housed together, which may help them adjust faster to complex new feeding and milking technologies on the modern farm.
January 6, 2014
Public needs to be re-educated that GM Foods are safe Robert Blair, a professor emeritus in UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems, writes about the safety of genetically-modified foods. […]
December 20, 2013
UBC’s Susan Barr shares tips on staving off weight gain at Christmas, including some advice for Old Saint Nick himself.
Media Release | November 25, 2013
Garlic may be bad for your breath, but it’s good for your baby, according to a new UBC study.
September 10, 2013 - by Corey Allen
UBC Prof. Judy McLean and her students help Rwanda launch Africa’s first national home-based nutritional fortification program for children.
August 19, 2013
From 2013: Tanya Leung, a dietitian and clinical instructor for UBC’s Food, Health and Nutrition program, offers advice on what foods will best help your child thrive at school.
August 2, 2013
Prof. Murray Isman on natural ways to keep the bugs away during the dog days of summer.
July 31, 2013
Keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold, says Siyun Wang, an assistant professor of food safety engineering.