Events

  • Apr29
    2015

    Genetics vs Food: Are we truly what we eat?
    6:30 pm at York Theatre
    Description: Part of the Faculty of Land and Food Systems Centennial Dialogues, Critical Issues in Land and Food Systems series  What’s more harmful: fat or sugar? Should I drink a glass of red wine every day, or abstain from alcohol altogether? We spend a lot of time worrying about how our dietary choices are impacting our...

  • May02
    2015

    2015 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference
    12:00 am at River Rock Casino
    Description: Panelists will include Dr. David Fraser of the UBC Animal Welfare Program, along with UBC students, researchers, and alumni. Location: River Rock Casino Resort – Richmond, British Columbia Keynote by Dr. Marc Bekoff, “Rewilding our hearts: Animal emotions, compassionate conservation, and the importance of individual animals” In his talk Dr. Bekoff will discuss the notion of personal...

  • May06
    2015

    BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening feat. Prof. Rickey Yada
    5:30 pm at Shadbolt Centre
    Description: The BC Food Protection Association will be holding their BCFPA Spring Speaker’s Evening on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC). The title of the Speaker’s Evening is entitled, “Nanotechnology and Food Fraud: Emerging Topics in Food Safety”. Guest speakers include: Dr. Robert Hanner (Associate Professor at the Biodiversity Institute...

  • May20
    2015

    Sharing Our Wisdom – Aboriginal Health Initiative Conference
    9:00 am at First Nations' Longhouse
    Description: The Indigenous Research Partnership, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, will share their project findings aimed at understanding the effectiveness of traditional Indigenous healing knowledge in the context of addressing health inequities experienced by Aboriginal peoples. Dr. Lee Brown is the keynote speaker and the panel will consist of Indigenous elders and community members. May...

  • May21
    2015

    Food Environments in Canada: Symposium and Workshop
    12:00 am at Delta Bessborough
    Description: May 21-23, 2015 | Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Please join us in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 21-23, 2015 for the Food Environments in Canada: symposium and workshop. Registration is now open. To see the full conference brochure, including a schedule of events and a list of keynote speakers, or to register please visit www.foodenvironments2015.ca The goal of this symposium and methodological workshop is to...

  • Jun13
    2015

    UBC Farm Multi-Vendor Market
    9:00 am at Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
    Description: Since 2001, the on-site Saturday Farm Market has provided a unique venue for experiential education and student research, including everything from agricultural business management and marketing to nutritional analysis. Individuals are also welcome to volunteer at the Saturday markets. In addition to farm-fresh veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm, the...

  • Jun20
    2015

    UBC Farm Multi-Vendor Market
    9:00 am at Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
    Description: Since 2001, the on-site Saturday Farm Market has provided a unique venue for experiential education and student research, including everything from agricultural business management and marketing to nutritional analysis. Individuals are also welcome to volunteer at the Saturday markets. In addition to farm-fresh veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm, the...

  • Jun27
    2015

    UBC Farm Multi-Vendor Market
    9:00 am at Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
    Description: Since 2001, the on-site Saturday Farm Market has provided a unique venue for experiential education and student research, including everything from agricultural business management and marketing to nutritional analysis. Individuals are also welcome to volunteer at the Saturday markets. In addition to farm-fresh veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm, the...

  • Jul04
    2015

    UBC Farm Multi-Vendor Market
    9:00 am at Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
    Description: Since 2001, the on-site Saturday Farm Market has provided a unique venue for experiential education and student research, including everything from agricultural business management and marketing to nutritional analysis. Individuals are also welcome to volunteer at the Saturday markets. In addition to farm-fresh veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm, the...

  • Jul11
    2015

    UBC Farm Multi-Vendor Market
    9:00 am at Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm
    Description: Since 2001, the on-site Saturday Farm Market has provided a unique venue for experiential education and student research, including everything from agricultural business management and marketing to nutritional analysis. Individuals are also welcome to volunteer at the Saturday markets. In addition to farm-fresh veggies, fruits, herbs, flowers and free-range eggs from the UBC Farm, the...