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About ethanYVR

Ethan is the Web Communications Coordinator for the Faculty of Land and Food Systems (LFS).

October Food Drive – LFSUS and AMS Food Bank

Feeling thankful and want to give back? LFS|US and AMS Food Bank are collaborating to host a Food Drive from Oct 20-31! All proceeds will go towards the AMS Food Bank. We will be giving away small prizes in recognition … Continue reading

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FREE for UBC students – the Dalai Lama speaks at UBC Oct 22

The UBC Institute of Mental Health and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education are sponsoring a FREE event for all UBC STUDENTS on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Chan Centre from 9:30am to 11:30am. This event will … Continue reading

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Welcome, LFS Student Services Assistant, Elizabeth Yu!

LFS Student Services would like to introduce Elizabeth Yu to the team! She is the LFS Student Services Assistant, hired part-time under the WorkLearn program for the 2014 Winter Session. She is in 3rd Year FNH, Vice-President, External for the … Continue reading

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LFS Imagine Day 2014

Thanks to everyone who shared their stories from Imagine Day 2014 with us! Enjoy your first week of classes, and welcome to LFS! [View the story “LFS Imagine Day 2014” on Storify]

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International Nutrition Meet-Up

Find out what it’s like to work on nutrition projects through the UBC International Nutrition Major in Rwanda, Cambodia, Laos, Zambia, and more! What: Meet and chat with current undergrad and graduate students Ask the Program Coordinator your questions about the Major … Continue reading

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Nutrikids Seeking New Volunteers

Nutrikids is a UBC student initiative that provides nutrition education workshops in Vancouver elementary schools. Student volunteers work in pods to plan and run interactive workshops. Our focus is to teach fundamental nutrition concepts and decision-making skills that will help children … Continue reading

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Discussion Invitation: Health Canada’s Proposed Nutrition Labelling Changes

After hearing from Canadians what they like and don’t like about Canada’s nutrition labels, Health Canada has proposed changes to the way nutrition information is presented on food labels and wants to know what you think. To give you an … Continue reading

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Three Sisters in the Kitchen: Traditional Maya Cooking Workshop

Members of the Maya in Exile Garden at the UBC Farm invite you to a traditional cooking workshop. Help prepare (and eat!) four dishes: Bledo con frijol (beans with amaranth leaf), tortillas de maiz (corn tortillas), ensalada tradicional (traditional salad), … Continue reading

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Nutrition Demos Volunteer

Today’s Date: JULY 8, 2014 Contact Person Name and Position Title: Rani Wangsawidjaya, RD Public Health Dietitian Posting Position Title:   Nutrition Demos Volunteer Email address: Number of positions available:   2 Telephone number (if applicable): 604-233-3152 Organization Name: … Continue reading

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Updated Course: APBI 360 (Food & Environment II)

APBI 360 uses a systems approach to investigate the functions and interactions of plants and animals in select agricultural ecosystems. Students will develop an appreciation of how animals can contribute and/or impact on sustainable food production systems. Throughout this course, … Continue reading

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