Tag Archives | Lenore Newman

UFV Life in Agriburbia research project on exhibit at The Reach

As suburban development expands into rural areas, the urban/rural divide gets blurred. A new “agriburbia” is emerging, where food producers and suburban development converge, creating new and complex challenges. The University of the Fraser Valley, located in “agriburban” communities such as Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is well situated to examine this geographical phenomenon. Life in Agriburbia, led […]

UFV presents panel discussion on Life in Agriburbia — Oct 1

As suburban development expands into rural areas, the urban/rural divide gets blurred. A new “agriburbia” is emerging, where food producers and suburban development converge, creating new and complex challenges. The University of the Fraser Valley, located in “agriburban” communities such as Abbotsford and Chilliwack, is well situated to examine this geographical phenomenon. UFV will present […]

Annual UFV Nursing Health Fair comes home to CEP

UFV’s annual Nursing Health Fair is coming home. After years of setting up in malls, Bachelor of Science in Nursing students will unveil diverse displays dedicated to health promotion inside UFV’s Chilliwack campus at Canada Education Park on Wednesday, March 19. Future nurses will be in the atrium of Building A from 9 am–6 pm, […]

Lenore Newman to speak on Wed, Feb 5 on impact of ALR over past 40 years

What would the Lower Mainland look like today if it wasn’t for the Agricultural Land Reserve? As the provincial Agricultural Land Commission marks its 40th anniversary this year, it’s a question worth considering. The ALC, an independent provincial agency with a mandate of identifying and protecting agricultural land by acting as a steward of the […]

Lenore Newman in Maclean’s magazine: What you’ll be eating soon

Dr. Lenore Newman, UFV’s Canada Research Chair in food security and environment, was recently interviewed for an article in  Maclean’s magazine. Read the excerpt below. For the full article, click here: http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/04/20/tomorrows-food/ It could be we’ll discover some delicious new green that’s barely known here, like a blue lettuce from Afghanistan that Schonwald describes, or […]

Newman to speak on impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity

Come hear UFV geography professor Lenore Newman (Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment) talk about her research on the impact of climate change on Canadian culinary identity. Tues, March 20 7 to 9 pm Room B101, Abbotsford campus One of the supporting narratives of Canadian culture is our relationship with the natural world […]

Dr. Lenore Newman appointed Canada Research Chair at UFV

    The University of the Fraser Valley has a new federally funded researcher on campus. Dr. Lenore Newman was recently appointed Canada Research Chair in Food Security and Environment and joins the Geography department at UFV. She will also be working closely with the UFV Agriculture department. The Canada Research Chair program was established […]