Timbersports competition at UBC highlights sawing, axe-throwing and other logger skills
The UBC Farm is hosting the Great Canadian Classic, an annual logger sports competition that celebrates B.C.’s forestry heritage.
Mar 8, 2019
On the frontlines of a food revolution at UBC
Having led some of B.C.’s top restaurant kitchens, Chef David Speight could easily be garnering accolades for his culinary skills in any number of establishments in Canada.
Jan 9, 2019
Community involvement a driving force for teen UBC graduate
Iva Jankovic deserved a drink as much as anyone. It was the summer of 2017, and Jankovic was taking a break from her internship at a downtown planning firm to join colleagues for a staff party at a nearby pub.
May 29, 2018
UBC Farm receives $2M from founders of Nature’s Path Foods
One of the last working farms near the city of Vancouver has received a $2 million donation from the co-founders of Nature’s Path Foods.
Sep 17, 2015
In almost every grocery store you’ll find two apples sold for very different prices. One’s organic, one’s not. What makes a product truly organic? And is it really worth paying extra for?
Aug 18, 2015
Students dig deep into soil science with mobile game
Armed with iPhones, dozens of first and second-year students walk into the forest at UBC. The students are on a scientific quest to better understand the ground beneath them; learning about soil by playing a mobile game.
Aug 11, 2015
UBC Farm receives $1M grant from Real Estate Foundation of BC
Local farming has been given a boost thanks to a $1 million investment from the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia.
Jan 28, 2015
Vancouver campus: All things new and beautiful
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
Aug 11, 2014
UBC receives $2M gift from RBC Foundation
UBC has received a $2 million donation from The RBC Foundation in support of a number of sustainability projects across its Vancouver campus.
Jun 20, 2014
A Mongolian-style yurt is a unique and sustainable addition to UBC Farm.
Jun 2, 2014 - by Shannon Lambie
How do you like them apples?
Orchardist Andrew Rushmere talks about the simple joys of one of the world’s most popular fruits.
Oct 17, 2013