Help us to continue growing a more sustainable and just food system
We are grateful to our donors and community partners who help us achieve our mission. Donors help us advance our excellence
in teaching, research and public service for the betterment of our region, province, nation and the world, and to support
our students who are our leaders of tomorrow.
Your outstanding generosity and vision make it possible for us to contribute to a healthier environment and a better understanding
of the relationship between food, diet, nutrition, and health.
UBC Dairy Education & Research Centre Opens Student Residence
The UBC Dairy Education and Research Centre is a world-class dairy cattle teaching and research facility as well as a modern
working dairy farm located in Agassiz, BC. The beautiful new 32 bed residence will provide residential environment
for researchers and students who are doing basic research and innovative applied work of immediate benefit
to the dairy industry.
UBC Farm receives $2M from founders of Nature’s Path Foods
The donation from Arran and Ratana Stephens, co-founders of North America’s largest organic breakfast and snack
foods company, is a personal gift to the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm. The gift will help
fund capital infrastructure essential for agriculture research and operations as UBC Farm expands its programs
and transitions to a certified organic farm.
UBC Farm receives $1M grant from Real Estate Foundation of BC
Local farming has been given a boost thanks to a $1 million investment from the Real Estate Foundation of British
Columbia (REFBC) in support of the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at the UBC Farm; where the
next generation of farmers is being cultivated.
Ways You Can Give
From making a donation to volunteering your energy to sharing your expertise with a group of students, your gifts make our program stronger and smarter. Kind of like you.
We grow our programs through the generous donations of generous alumni, community, and friends. If you’re looking to
support the Faculty with a donation,
get in touch with us.
Whatever your philanthropic passion may be—whether it is sustainable farming practices, feeding the world, healthy soil and
water, organic agriculture, or health and nutrition—you can find a way to support it by giving to The Faculty of Land
and Food Systems.
We are grateful to have community partners who invest in our efforts in helping us find innovative solutions to the world’s
most critical land and food systems’ challenges and to ensure that deserving students receive a top-quality education.
Thank you for considering a gift to LFS. Discover your philanthropic passion