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.

Climate Change & Energy
What role should universities play on global issues like the climate crisis? The world we live in today is more seamless, more interconnected, and more global than ever before. Challenges such as the climate crisis, political polarization, and...

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

Thu, July 18, 2019 9:00 AM - Sat, July 20, 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...
When:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 09:00
Fri, July 19, 2019 9:00 AM - Sun, July 21, 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...
When:
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 09:00
Mon, July 22, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
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Monday, July 22, 2019 - 09:30
What role should universities play on global issues like the climate crisis? The world we live in today is more seamless, more interconnected, and more global than ever before. Challenges such as the climate crisis, political polarization, and poverty aren’t isolated to any one nation or region of...
When:
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00
Location:
Jack Poole Hall, Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
Tue, July 23, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 09:30
Tue, July 23, 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/8010
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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 10:00
Wed, July 24, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
When:
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 09:30
Thu, July 25, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM See description. $245 Standard ($225 Student) + GST. Jion Karen Yurkovich, Vancouver-based artist and teacher, for a workshop on Drawing in Nature at UBC Farm. This experimental course will integrate different drawing techniques to explore the diverse...
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Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 09:30
Thu, August 15, 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/7964
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Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:00

Past Events

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...
When:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 09:00
Sat, July 13, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM UBC Botanical Garden. Instructors: Beryl Zhuang, Christina Prehn Join us for a walk in the Garden exploring native plants and plant pressing. This ‘walkshop’ will introduce some common native plants, how to identify them, and their uses and a demonstration of...
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Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30
Fri, July 12, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS RESEARCH LABORATORY (AERL). One of the many signs that global fisheries are unsustainable is the continued expansion of fisheries further offshore and into deeper waters. On July 12, Dr. Jennifer Jacquet will discuss some of her recent...
When:
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 11:00
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
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 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
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
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
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...
When:
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:00
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
When:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 10:00

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