Please let your students know that we have new Internships available for Summer 2018 through the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. Our hugely successful internship program is available to all UBC students and there are no pre-requisites. These are unpaid, for-credit internships.
Available internships include:
- Biodiversity Monitoring
- Composting Initiative at Cheakamus Centre (off-campus)
- Community Kitchen Manager
- Community Engagement
- Field Data Analysis
- Food Entrepreneur with Feeding Growth
- Food Systems Communications
- Fresh Roots School Gardens experiential learning (off-campus)
- Poultry Care at UBC Farm
- Seed Saving Systems at UBC Farm
- Think & Eat Green @ School (with CSFS and Vancouver School Board)
- UBC Farm Farmer’s Market
See postings and find out more about our internship program here: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/students/internships/ Feel free to post and share the attached poster.
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LFS Community Meeting with Andrew Szeri
We are delighted to welcome Andrew Szeri to our next Community Meeting on Thursday, February 22 at 12-1 pm in FNH 60. This is a great opportunity to share any issues and/or challenges with our new Provost and Vice-President, Academic. RSVP: email@example.com by Feb 16 . Pizza lunch will be provided. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. If you would like to be included on the agenda, please contact Rebecca Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org
IFSA UBC Writing Challenge: Future of Our Forests – Deadline February 14
Have you always wanted to share your research on forests with a wide audience, but haven’t gotten the right opportunity to spread the word? Well, you are in luck!
This writing challenge is an open call for all students to share about problems and/or solutions related to the world’s forests. Each entry must be approximately 700-1000 words long. The top THREE submissions will each receive a $150 GIFT CARD to the UBC BOOKSTORE, will be published in the IFSA Tree News and will also be invited to attend a public appreciation event co-hosted by IFSA UBC and the GLOBAL LOUNGE!
- You can write about your research or your personal/professional experience related to forests
- You can even write about a topic related to forests and sustainability that you feel is important and you would like to explore.
- The write-up should be compelling and easily understandable to a lay audience.
- Be creative, engage the reader with a good story.
- Don’t hesitate to include infographics, pictures, tables, charts.
If you have any questions please write to us at email@example.com
Please send your submissions to ifsa.ubc@g
Other Conference Information:
Conference Website: https://www.kpu.ca/pbfs2018
Conference handle: @placebasedfood #pbfs2018
Institute for Sustainable Food Systems handle: @ISFS_BC
Place-based food systems conference description
Place-Based Food Systems 2018: Making the Case, Making It Happen
Metro Vancouver, August 9-10th, 2018
This two-day conference will draw together academics and community leaders to share the latest research and actions on building capacity for and empowering, place – based food systems. Participants will leave fortified with knowledge and understanding of the latest and best work making the case for place-based food systems, as well as innovative practices putting place-based food systems to into action. The event aims to give participants an empowering vision of the critical role that place-based food systems can and will play in achieving our sustainable economic, ecological, and societal futures, as well as a revitalized dedication to strategic, collaborative, and forceful strategies moving forward. Call for presentations and papers is now open! Visit https://www.kpu.ca/pbfs2018 for details.
. Participants will leave fortified with knowledge and understanding of the latest and best work making the case for place-based food systems, as well as innovative practices putting place-based food systems to into action. The event aims to give participants an empowering vision of the critical role that place-based food systems can and will play in achieving our sustainable economic, ecological, and societal futures, as well as a revitalized dedication to strategic, collaborative, and forceful strategies moving forward. Call for presentations and papers is now open! Visit https://www.kpu.ca/pbfs2018 for details.
Registration is open for this year’s Think Global, Link Local 2018 Networking Breakfast, hosted by the United Nations Association of Canada-Vancouver! This is an event for students and recent graduates to meet and learn from professionals in local charities, non-profit and civil society organizations.
Tickets on sale now at Eventbrite.
Get your Early bird tickets now until February 19th for $25 (plus fee). Regular priced tickets, after early bird special, are priced at $35 (plus fee).
New this year! Buy your raffle tickets ahead of time on Eventbrite for some amazing prizes! Check Eventbrite for details.
This year’s event is on March 15th at 8:00 am – 10:30 am PST
Location: Holiday Inn, 711 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC.
~A light breakfast will be served~
Information about this year’s organizations is added everyday! Check out the website for updates.
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University
on behalf of United Nations Association of Canada – Vancouver Branch