Job Posting – Fresh Roots Lead Education Coordinator


Lead Education Coordinator Position – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society

Fresh Roots is looking for a new Lead Education Coordinator. ​This person will enable outdoor experiential learning in our Schoolyard Market Gardens. From math, science, literature, socials to field trips, and professional development, the Lead Education Coordinator will integrate experiential learning and Good Food into Vancouver’s classroom​s​.

Job description and how to apply, here.

Thesis Defense – MSc – ISLFS


Faculty of Land and Food Systems Announces

The Oral Examination for the Degree of MSc in ISLFS of

Jessica DENNIS

Thesis Title:

Emerging farmer movements and alternative land access initiatives in British Columbia, Canada

Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10:00 am
Room 350 – MacMillan Building

Supervisory Committee

Dr. H. Wittman (Supervisor)
Dr. H. Dowlatabadi (Committee Member)
Dr. K. Mullinix (Committee Member)

Examining Committee

Dr. A. Riseman (Chair)
Dr. H. Wittman (Supervisor)
Dr. K. Mullinix (Committee Member)
Dr. L. Newman (External)


Everyone is welcome


St. John’s College UBC Still Accepting Applications for September 2015


St. John’s College is UBC’s International Graduate Residential College. It offers residential membership to graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, visiting faculty and visiting graduate students who share an interest in international research issues and global change studies and are committed to a better understanding and acceptance of cultural diversity.

We are still accepting applications for September 2015:

Questions? Contact our Membership Coordinator for more information:

Olivia Gómez                             604.822.8790

EG-04 position in Lethbridge

 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is hiring a Research Assistant (Soil Science) for their Lethbridge research station. Applicants must possess a BSc in Soil Science, Agronomy; or a related agricultural program. Closing date is July 20. See for more information.

Selection process number: 15-AGR-BCAB-EA-ST-42
Research Assistant – Soil Science

Reference number: AGR15J-009949-000047

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Science and Technology Branch
Lethbridge (Alberta)

Paid Graduate Internship


Paid graduate internship opportunity:

The application deadline is July 26th. The opportunity holds great potential to work in and with community for sustained and important impact. Please distribute if you feel there are students in your networks who would value the opportunity.


Kshamta B. Hunter M.A.
Manager, Advising and Student Involvement
Teaching, Learning & Research|UBC Sustainability Initiative
The University of British Columbia
2260 West Mall|Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z4
Phone 604 827 3754