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Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

The only program of its kind in North America!

Our sustainable agriculture program combines a mix of classroom and
farm-based learning.

Welcome to the home page for the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems at KPU. You'll find all the latest news on our program, research, laboratory farm development and much more.

NEW! Are you a Sustainable Agriculture student looking for employment and internship opportunities? Check out our new Job Board on the Current Students page! Are you looking for students to help you with a project? Submit an opportunity to us through the Collaborate With Us page!

Sustainable Agriculture


News & Events

Sep 21 / 2016

Delta, B.C. – Students are digging right in to their post-secondary education in sustainable agriculture while still in high school, thanks to a new partnership between...

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07/20/2016 - 12:30

Join Tom Philpott of Mother Jones Magazine and Michael Bomford of the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems program of KPU for a rich, thought-provoking conversation about what the future of...

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08/22/2016 - 19:00 to 20:00
KPU Science World Speaker series

Honey bees are amazing creatures. They are clever, social insects. Along with the native pollinators, they account for up to 1/3 of all of the food they we eat. We will look into the lives of...

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May 31 / 2016

Starting May 31, there will be a new farmer's market at KPU Richmond each Tuesday from 3 - 7pm. The Kwantlen St. Market will feature a diversity of vendors, including local...

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May 26 / 2016

KPU Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems is seeking a full time coordinator for our research and teaching farm.  The farm facilitates hands-on learning and applied research focused on...

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Jan 22 / 2016

Volume 9 of the quarterly newsletter for the Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems programs is...

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Jan 5 / 2016

The Farm Schools are looking for two new instructors to teach our part-time plant science and soil science courses. The Richmond and Tsawwassen Farm School Programs ...

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02/13/2016 - 08:30 to 15:00

The 3rd Annual Small Farm Sessions are a full day of technical session and trade show for farmers with diverse operations connected with the local sustainable food system. Our 2016 theme is Water...

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