The BC Food Systems Network (BCFSN) works to create healthy, just and sustainable food systems in British Columbia by strengthening connections, nurturing capacity, and supporting food policy at all levels.
Ever wonder if the cost of healthy, locally grown food is out of reach for those on the lower end of the income scale? Think eating healthy should be more affordable? Concerned about sustainable uses of our agricultural land?
There is a growing awareness that we need to challenge the ways the universities engage with communities and the way that we think about the boundaries between knowledge production and community engagement.
UBC researchers have partnered with members of local healthcare organizations on a research initiative that aims to strengthen cultural safety and effect organizational change for aboriginal healthcare in the Okanagan Valley.