UBC Farm Market: Thrice Weekly, Organic, and Worth It

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Image: UBC Farm

Image: UBC Farm

You know all about Kitsilano Farmers Market. But have you checked out the UBC Farm Market yet? Whether you need farm fresh produce during the week, don’t like rushing out of the hosue on Sundays for the Kits market, or are just curious in learning more about sustainable agriculture, this market makes it really pleasurable and easy.

UBC Farm Market take place at UBC campus Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays through October. Produce, honey and eggs are from UBC Farm — a 24-ha integrated production farm situated within a 90-year old coastal hemlock forest. UBC Farm grows over 200 varieties of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. The farm also features honey bee hives and egg laying, open pasture hens.

All produce is grown according to British Columbia Certified Organic Management Standards. However, the UBC Farm does not have organic certification.

Details on the UBC Farm Market schedule below:

 

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems operates the UBC Farm, and three weekly farm markets (June through October).

When: Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m (June 10 to October)

Where: UBC Farm – 3461 Ross Drive (Tuesdays & Saturdays), UBC Bookstore – 6200 University Boulevard (Wednesdays)

 

Last modified: July 31, 2015

2 Responses to " UBC Farm Market: Thrice Weekly, Organic, and Worth It "

  1. Michael says:

    Saturdays are 9:00am-1:00pm, June 13th – October 2015 at the UBC Farm

  2. Patrick Burns says:

    mailing list please