Tag Archives: Powell River

Business Mentorship Network – Rachael & Dane, Paradise Valley Produce

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 11, 2017

New Farmers Dane and Rachael's Farm Land

Name? Rachael and Dane Sherstad Where do you farm? Paradise Valley Produce, Powell River, BC What do you farm? At this point buttercup… but hopefully delicious mixed veggies coming soon! What type of business structure is your farm? Partnership What is your land tenure? We purchased this land last summer and made the move to the Sunshine Coast in November.  Endless thanks to the most supportive family ever for making this possible! How did you seriously get into farming? Farming is a new adventure for both of us as we transition from backgrounds in outdoor education/guiding.  We both feel as if we are in the early … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Rachael & Dane, Paradise Valley Produce

Business Mentorship Network – Robert Gilchrist

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 08, 2015

Funky Beets Farm Market Stall

Name? Rob Gilchrist Where do you farm? Funky Beets Farm in Powell River B.C. What do you farm? We are a small mixed use farm raising  organic chickens and pork, a market garden, 2 greenhouses and organic eggs. What is your land tenure? The farm is located on leased land that we have slowly been clearing of alders and have about 2 acres cleared.  We are in the process of working though a subdivision as well as a legal lease agreement. How did you seriously get into farming? I seriously got into farming after years of working in restaurants and finding it … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Robert Gilchrist

Land: Powell River, BC (No longer available)

Posted by Sara Dent on September 02, 2014 4 Comments

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UPDATE: THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE We are Alan and Kathy Rebane, owners of Creekside Farm, a productive, mixed-use, 20-acre farm in Powell River, BC. We are looking to offer an energetic Young Agrarian (or couple) the opportunity to cultivate their horticulture business on our property. A bit about the farm: Currently, we pasture 5 steers for beef yearly, along with 20-40 feeder pigs, and a couple hundred chickens for eggs and various varieties of meat birds seasonally. Capitalizing on the unique Class D license that allows eligible Powell River farmers to sell meat at the farm-gate, we have … Continue reading Land: Powell River, BC (No longer available)