Tag Archives: sustainable agriculture
2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – application deadline Oct 17
The 2017 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture – APPLY NOW! Receive up to 9 APBI credits. Have you ever dreamed of having your own small farm, a small cottage, fresh eggs from your chickens, growing, healthy organic vegetables and … Continue reading
LFS Field Studies in France Info Session | Oct 20, 2016
Field Studies in France * From the farm to the table… A Sustainable Food System in Anger, France and * Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in Lyon, France October 20th 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. MCML 260 For Faculty specific information please … Continue reading
International Studies on Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba Info Session: Jan 14, 2016. Applications due Jan 21
How can we feed a world of 9 billion people? Some say agricultural intensification (high-input, high-technology, high-investment) is the way to go; others claim that the only strategy is to return to agro-ecological methods. The field course, “International Studies on … Continue reading
The 2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture Application – due Oct 30
The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is an eight-month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. Students bring a diversity … Continue reading
2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture Open House – Sept 19, 2015
The 2016 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture application is now open! Interested in applying for the Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture? On Saturday, September 19th, come out to the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm for an Open … Continue reading
Summer 2015 LFS 302A – International Studies on Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba. Applications due Jan 15, 2015
Program: International Studies on Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba Course code at UBC- Vancouver: LFS 302A Go Global is offering a Global Seminar that will allow LFS students to study in Cuba while earning credits towards their major. Students will have … Continue reading
International Studies on Sustainable Agriculture Info Session, 1pm, Nov 13
International Studies on Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba – April 30 – May 23, 2015 Interested in Sustainable Agriculture? Information Session: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, MCML Room 350 About the program There is a debate afoot. Colleagues of … Continue reading
The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation Workshop, Nov 8
The Langley Sustainable Agriculture Foundation presents The Future of Food & Farming Workshop Featuring renowned farmer, author and speaker, Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms. Date: Saturday, November 8th Time: 8:30 am – noon Place: Langley Events Centre, 7888 200 St., … Continue reading
Study Sustainable Agriculture in Cuba!
LFS 302A (3 cr): International Field Studies in Sustainable Agriculture – Cuba When the Soviet Union collapsed, Cuba went from high input monoculture to world leadership in sustainable agriculture virtually overnight. By combining the interactive learning capabilities of an online … Continue reading
Application deadline for 2014 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is October 15!
Interested in sustainability and/or applying what you’ve learned in your LFS classes? Consider the 8-month UBC Farm practicum! Check the UBC Farm Practicum webpage for a full program overview and download your application form today. Applications are due October 15th.