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Horticulture Training at the Garden

With around 6000 taxa of plants distributed over 10 different gardens, UBC Botanical Garden is a bona fide source of biodiversity in Vancouver. Helping maintain it is a small army of horticulturists that regularly incorporate new members into their ranks, some of whom come from the Garden’s Horticulture Training Program (HTP). Launched in 2012, it is the only full-time program of its kind in Metro Vancouver north of the Fraser River, and aims to teach the skills necessary to enter the field of horticulture through eight months of instruction, from late summer to spring.

Chef Challenge Profile: Barb Foster

Watch the live Chef Challenge | Sunday, Mar 5 | 1-3PM

Chef Barb Foster has been our Executive Chef since opening. Barb is incredibly caring and a great mentor to our kitchen team. Barb will participate in a friendly competition with another team member, Seb Vickers, on Sunday, March 5 from 1-3pm in the Diamond Head Room at the Summit Lodge.