We went on a tour of the UBC Farm! It is an organic farm and we learned about organic pest control. They use predator poles to try and prevent animals from ruining the gardens. We visited the different gardens. There was the children’s garden where different elementary schools from Vancouver come to learn about the farm and grow plants and crops. We also visited the first nation’s garden which is important for celebrations and meat smoking. We saw the Mayan garden which has ancient crops. We learned about composting and honey bees.
We also discussed the chicken research that is going on right now about the different types of feed.
We went to the pumpkin patch and ate raspberries off the bushes.
The UBC farm has a market every Saturday selling organic produce from the farm.
For more information, visit the UBC Farm website.