Feb 2: Farm Business Planning 101 followed by a Community Potluck & Farmer Slideshow

Posted by Brittny Anderson on November 18, 2018

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Two Separate YA events. One day, One Location!  Join Young Agrarians and Community Futures at Vallican Whole  for two farm focused events:  1:00-5:00 pm Farm Business Planning 101 5:30-9:00 pm Community Potluck and Farmer Slideshow Event Overview These are intended to be two separate yet mutually beneficial events. The Farm Business Planning 101 Workshop will be lead by Paul Kelly, the Self Employment Program Manager at Community Futures and a Local Food Procurement Consultant with Columbia Basin Trust. The workshop is geared towards new farmers and farmers who might be looking at diversifying or professionalizing their operation.  The potluck and farmer slide show is open … Continue reading Feb 2: Farm Business Planning 101 followed by a Community Potluck & Farmer Slideshow

Land Opportunity: 2.5 acres for Market Garden, West Kelowna, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on November 14, 2018

Growing Space

ABOUT THE LAND Our land is broken up into several fields. There is a non-irrigated sand ring….191’ x 70’…0.31 acre. The main grass field is 280’ x 326’…2 acres with 22 deciduous trees and two green gage plum trees. There is underground irrigation in this field and the smaller grass field. The smaller grass field is about 187’ x 282’ x 400’ triangle…0.86 acres. This has no trees. The 4 paddocks comprise a total of 0.9 acres and don’t have irrigation. They do have two open shed areas. This area and the sand ring could be supplied with above ground … Continue reading Land Opportunity: 2.5 acres for Market Garden, West Kelowna, B.C

Land Opportunity: Land + Housing – Armstrong, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on November 14, 2018

farm-paradise

ABOUT THE LAND: We are looking for a part time caretaker and farming Entrepreneur to live on our farm eight km North of Armstrong. We are a family of six and  have a commercial chicken farm and our field is certified organic. We have been growing organic grains on the field and are planning to change directions next year. The caretaking position would involve helping out with farm yard upkeep, as well as tending the chicken barn a couple days a week.  There is opportunity to work off all or a portion of your rent, as there is a two bedroom 1500 … Continue reading Land Opportunity: Land + Housing – Armstrong, B.C.