This is the original Fooood location created for students only. Food and labour at this location is subsidized by UBC, operated by UBC Food Services as a not-for-profit location—the subsidy allows us to offer meals at the low price of $3.
Two locations, IRC and EOS, serving lunch Monday through Friday, while supplies last.
Fooood closes at 2pm daily, or when the food runs out.
The Story Behind Fooood
We know food insecurity is a problem on this campus. A Food Insecurity Action Committee, supported by the UBC Board of Governors, has been created to enhance existing efforts and explore new opportunities to help this problem. Fooood is one small exploratory step in our journey.
We also know discounting food is not an ideal or long-term solution. Good food costs money. And food insecurity is complicated. It is only one aspect of overall financial insecurity caused by a complex web of factors. We’ll continue to explore and initiate other projects that help address this topic.
Food Insecurity Resources
Enrolment Services Advisors
Information and financial support for UBC students.
Eating Well On a Budget
Money-saving strategies to help your food budget last.
AMS Food Bank
An emergency food relief service for UBC students in need.
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