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Archive for February, 2011

Wednesday Walkabout, Feb 9th

On this rainy Vancouver day, we hope you enjoy these photos of the farm basking in the sun last Wednesday.

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Presented by the Conscious Design Collective with support from the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm:

Please join us Aug. 23rd – Sept 11th for a dynamic, internationally recognized certificate course on the principles and practice of Permaculture Design.  We will guide you to finding practical applications of sustainable design in urban and rural contexts through dynamic media presentations, guest lecturers from UBC and the greater community, and applied hands-on sessions. Visit the Eventbrite page for full details and to register.

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Thursday Walk About around UBC Farm

Last week we went for an educational stroll around the UBC farm and got our feet wet. Here are some photos taken along the way:

The Cob oven next to Children’s garden has a new oven door!
We’re looking forward to making and baking more bread from wheat/barley grown right at the farm!!

During our walk, an eagle flew over  our heads!

We learned a lot about the importance of bees to food systems and about all the research going on!

What’s your favorite type of apple?

Thanks to Anelyse  (who is currently in Cuba right now) for the wonderful tour around the farm and to Esha and Annie for taking photos.

 

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