UBC Land and Food Systems Student Blog

Apples You And Me – “From apples in the backyard to apple chips at home”

Apples You And Me – “From apples in the backyard to apple chips at home”

By Jessica (Yan) Lu This morning (October 20, 2018), I attended Apples You And Me, a family-friendly event held in the Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House, and offered in the partnership with the Vancouver Fruit Tree Project. The Lead Picker Leader, Tiger Lilly from Vancouver Fruit […]

Book Launch – “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?'”

Book Launch – “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?'”

By Maddison Dennis On October 2, 2018, I attended a triple book launch entitled “Big food ‘feeding the hungry poor?’ Economic, Democracy, Food Justice and Human Rights.” It was moderated by Laura Violante, a PhD student of Public Policy and Global Affairs, and hosted by […]

Wild Salmon Caravan Rainbow Parade

Wild Salmon Caravan Rainbow Parade

By Maddison Dennis The wild Salmon of the Salish Sea began their journey upstream, swimming through the Vancouver area, and even through downtown Vancouver as part of the Rainbow Parade of the Wild Salmon Caravan on September 22, 2018. While the number of actual salmonids […]

“Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighbourhood House

“Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighbourhood House

By Marina Schor Last night (October 18th), I had the pleasure of attending the viewing of the documentary “Tomorrow” at the Collingwood Neighborhood House. We had a full house while watching this amazing documentary that guided us through the main problems our world faces today […]


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