Under sunny skies in the early evening of September 22, a sold-out crowd of over 800 UBC students, faculty, staff, residents, alumni, and friends of UBC gathered at University Commons Plaza for a celebration of food, community, and culture.
This was the third year of Harvest Feastival (formerly known as Harvest Feast), an informal dinner followed by an array of art shows and exhibits.
We caught up with Mustafa Akhtar, Coordinator, Community Programs and Outreach with UBC Community Development, on his thoughts about Harvest Feastival.
Read on to learn more and see photos from the event.
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Free Yoga at CIRS
October 13, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Following up on a successful inaugural yoga session, please join us for a lunch-hour yoga class at Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability. Please bring a mat and meet on the second floor. Registration required as space is limited.
UBC Reads Sustainability Speaker Series: Saving by Savouring, November 10
Join recognized journalist, educator, and author Simran Sethi for another UBC Reads Sustainability talk as she discusses the loss of agricultural biodiversity, efforts to conserve endangered foods and ways we can help save the foods we love. Register your seat today.
Cultivations is an amalgamation of stories, ideas, and reflections on sustainability from a diverse range of perspectives. Here you will find light-hearted features and spotlights on students, faculty, and staff who are advancing sustainability at UBC. Read more and contribute.
Q&A with James Tansey: What is carbon pricing and what impact will it have on you?
Canada’s federal government just released a new plan to impose a pan-Canadian price on carbon across all provinces by 2018. What does it all mean and what can we expect? Read on to learn more.