Ever wanted to participate in the Vancouver Social Venture Institute and learn more about edgy marketing strategies? Feeding Growth presents The Changing Landscape of Consumer Marketing. As progressive businesses attempt to secure prized portions of the market, creative, out-of-the-box marketing strategies are proving invaluable. Part of this year’s Vancouver Social Venture Institute, Annalea Krebs, founder & CEO of Social Nature, will walk you through case studies and proven, practical guidelines that will equip you with the tools needed to truly understand your customers so that you can earn customers for life.
xʷćićəsəm Indigenous Garden internships are still open for all students interested in learning about gardening, food cultivation, ethnobotany, working with traditional knowledge holders, intergenerational learning, communications, and community engagement.
Spring is here and the BC Eco Seed Co-op has published a detailed article explaining everything from the seeds you can use, where you can buy them, and when to grow them for the best garden. Get some garden tips and tricks for novices and more experienced gardeners alike.
Want to work on a bustling farm and get experience in growing your own food? Join us at the UBC Farm for newly available volunteer shifts. Volunteer in the fields for planting or harvest, at our spring pop-up markets, or join in the fun at some of our events.
UBC Farm volunteers are always paid in love and vegetables, so come and join one of the largest and most committed community of sunshine loving, veggie-eating, and food-pun aficionados.
Our spring markets are running until the end of May. Come find eggs, winter kale, cabbage, beets and more from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 27, May 11, and May 23 by the UBC Bookstore.
CSAs are Back
Our produce and flower CSAs are returning for 2019! Our produce CSA includes a weekly box of fresh, organic produce over 20 weeks to feed your family, while our flower CSA provides members with a large bouquet of seasonal blooms for 10 weeks. Interested in joining our CSA? We are in the process of registering individuals on the wait list, so sign up now and be sure to look out for registration information. (Wondering what CSA stands for and what it’s all about? Find out more here.)
Next week on April 20th and 24th, Katolen Yardley and Valentine Kitamura will be holding workshops on making brioche and concocting herbal remedies. Katolen will cover the art of making herbal medicine infusions and salves. Valentine will teach you how to make ooey gooey bread-tastic brioche loaves for your next barbecue gathering.