Interested in learning more about sustainability? Our events listing and featured events provides plenty of opportunities to get involved in sustainability, both on-and-off campus. If you are looking to highlight your sustainability event on campus, please visit UBC Events and tag your submission "sustainability" related.

Ecological Systems
Thu, May 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Wendy Watson-Wright, PhD Chief Executive Officer/Présidente Directrice-Générale Ocean Frontier Institute Location: AERL Theatre The Pacific Ocean may be larger, but...

Ginger Beer and Wild Fermented Sodas

Human Well-being & Social Systems

Spring Foraging

UBC Botanical Garden: Native Plant ID and Plant Pressing Walkshop

Sat, May 25, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Adult $12, Concession $10 (Garden...

UBC Reads Sustainability

Part book club, part lecture series, and part opportunity to learn beyond the classroom. UBC Reads Sustainability is a forum for students across disciplines to discuss sustainability issues.

Events by Date

Tue, June 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7949
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Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00
Thu, June 20, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM See description. Join Dr. Jean-Thomas Cornelis for his research seminar "Bridging soil processes and plant-microbiome interactions as a new framework for sustainable food systems: the example of silicon biogeochemistry." Sustainable agriculture practices rely...
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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, June 25, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM See description. Join Dr. Zia Mehrabi for his research seminar, "Data for Decision Making about Food." We live in a data driven society. But what can data tell us about delivering food for people and the planet? In this talk, Dr. Mehrabi will present a new...
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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 11:00
Tue, July 2, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7953
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00
Thu, July 4, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7951
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Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:00
Thu, July 11, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM UBC FARM. 68. We will show you how to preserve the goodness of summer’s produce through various techniques. Techniques and Recipes Demonstrated: -Blueberry and Lemon Jam- A classic combination of flavours -Quick Zucchini Dill Pickles- A great technique to use...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 17:30
Thu, July 11, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM See description. $68 ($62 student pricing) + GST. Join Valentine (Aka Tartine of Tartine & Maple Cuisine) to learn how to preserve the goodness of summer’s produce through various techniques. The recipes demonstrated may include: - Blueberry and Lemon Jam –...
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Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 17:30
Wed, July 17, 2019 9:00 AM - Fri, July 19, 2019, 1:00 PM UBC Vancouver Campus. Free admission . Blueberry Fest Everything made with the goodness of BC Blueberries... July 17-19, Wednesday to Friday, 9am to 1pm at the UBC Bookstore Plaza Presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with BC...
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 09:00

Past Events

Mon, June 17, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM See description. Join us for Dr. Gurcharn Brar's Research Seminar, "A retrospective of a plant pathologist: from the pathogen study to the host-pathogen interaction to breeding for resistance." The research presentation will highlight three research studies...
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Monday, June 17, 2019 - 11:00
Thu, June 13, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC FARM. 47. Ever wondered what the big deal is about fermented vegetables anyways? Come find out at this fun, hands-on workshop! In this workshop, we will make a batch of probiotic ‘rainbow’ sauerkraut together, including instructions on making traditional...
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Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 18:00
Tue, May 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7941
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 10:00
Sat, May 25, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Adult $12, Concession $10 (Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students | Staff | Faculty. Valid ID card required.). Join us for a walk in the Garden exploring native plants and plant pressing. This ‘walkshop’...
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Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 10:30
Thu, May 23, 2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM UBC FARM. 40. How would you survive without a grocery store? Chef Robin Kort will teach you how to find wild spring treasures; food like seaweeds, winter mushrooms, edible plants, and roots that you can find in our forests, meadows, and oceans. This workshop will...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 18:00
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UBC Farm
Thu, May 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). Wendy Watson-Wright, PhD Chief Executive Officer/Présidente Directrice-Générale Ocean Frontier Institute Location: AERL Theatre The Pacific Ocean may be larger, but the Atlantic Ocean — specifically the North...
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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 14:00
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AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL)
Thu, May 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/7940
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Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:00
Wed, May 22, 2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM UBC FARM. 68. Spring and summer are the seasons for the most flavourful, fresh ingredients- that means delicious pies! Learn how to make 3 pies and use those recipes for infinite options! Recipes Demonstrated: -Tomatoes Tarte Tatin: Savoury and sweet! This will...
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 17:30
Wed, May 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM See description. FREE. Register for and find more information about this workshop at: https://events.library.ubc.ca/dashboard/view/8006
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00
Wed, May 15, 2019 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM UBC Botanical Garden. Adult $12, Concession $10 (Garden Members, UNA Residents, Youth (13-17), Seniors (65+), UBC Students | Staff | Faculty. Valid ID card required.). It’s Vancouver Bird Week and a tour is flying into town! Join us for an introductory bird tour...
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 08:00

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