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Another awesome week at the UBC Farm!

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What the farm looks like this week!

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Summer CSA box.

Are you interested in eating the freshest and greenest the UBC Farm has to offer? Apply for a spot in the UBC Farm’s 2011 Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) box program. Members receive a box of fresh veggies every week starting in June for 20 weeks. This is a fantastic way to connect with your local food system, follow the seasonal changes from your table and support the UBC Farm. For full program details and to fill out an application please refer to the Farm website at http://www.landfood.ubc.ca/ubcfarm/csa.php

The deadline for applications is May 9th.

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Celebrate and enjoy comfort foods created and cooked from the heart. Fifteen Canadian moms of various heritages will share their cuisines, stories and cultures at this family-friendly community cooking event organized by (moms) Meeru Dhalwala of Vij’s and Mary MacKay of Terra Breads. Special guests Tarun Nayar and Sanjay Seran (Delhi 2 Dublin) and Rup Sidhu (BPM) will perform their eclectic mash-up of Punjabi-bhangra-hip-hop. This event is a fundraiser for the UBC Farm and its children’s programs.

Date: Sunday, May 15th, 2011, 1:00-4:00 pm
Location: UBC Farm, 6182 South Campus Road (see website for directions).
Tickets: Tickets are $50 and include a recipe book with each mom’s story and family recipe. One child under 12 is free per paid ticket; tickets for additional children ages 6-11 are $25 (available online only). Children under 6 are free. Tickets can be purchased at Rangoli, Lower Mainland Choices Markets, or online at Brown Paper Tickets. Visit www.joyoffeeding.com for more details.

Want to help us promote the event? Download, print and display this Joy of Feeding poster (5.1 MB PDF).

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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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Way back in November, Friends of the Farm went on a photo walkabout with a member of the UBC Farm’s community-supported agriculture (CSA) program and a special farm visitor. Evidently, we didn’t get around to posting the images for quite a while. On the bright side, now you’ll get to remember some of the colours and smells of decomposing entities from the autumn!

Thanks to Esha, Seth, and third-year community service-learning student Cindy for their photography and excellent company.

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