LAND OPPORTUNITY: Barn, Grazing Space and Established Vegetable Garden with Room to Expand – Comox, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 15, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This almost 5 acre property is a mix of field space, including a 1/2 acre pasture, and forest and is looking for a farmer to put it to more productive use. A barn is currently being only partially used by the landholders for keeping chickens, and is otherwise available for a leasing farmer to keep livestock. The barn is plumbed with well water, and is divided into … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Barn, Grazing Space and Established Vegetable Garden with Room to Expand – Comox, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Two 3 Acre Fields with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 11, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND These two approximately 3 acre fields, one of each side of the driveway into this Ladysmith property, are available for lease. One field is currently in hay and approximately 1 acre of 1-2 year old Christmas trees (trees to remain) and the other has been grazed by sheep for the past two years. Livestock fencing is in place around the perimeter of each field, and the sheep … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Two 3 Acre Fields with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 10, 2021

Growing Young Farmers Society in Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC is seeking Summer Camp Grower Educators! ABOUT Growing Young Farmers Society We teach summer camps at three different farm locations. The three summer camps we are currently hiring for all are minimum of one week placements at the following 3 Garden/ Farm locations. 1) Government House (Victoria) Our Summer Camp location at Government House – is a large vegetable garden ususally used for school programs. In the summer, we use it as a teaching tool for summer camps to widen our ability to teach school-aged children all year round. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Victoria + Langford + Sidney, BC – Growing Young Farmers Society, Summer Camp Grower Educators

Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 10, 2021

Bountiful Bay Farm & Nursery is an up and coming farm located in Sooke, BC. Once a week, farm owners Ashley Currie and her partner, Aidan, watched a pre-recorded video with their morning coffee while taking detailed notes from farm experts. These videos were part of the Young Agrarians (YA) Business Bootcamp, a five-week long online course that helps new farmers build their business plans. Ashley spoke with the YA team to talk about her personal experience with the Bootcamp. Ashley’s love for growing things began in university when she started growing plants from seed in her windowsill. She was … Continue reading Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

FUNDING: Organic Conversion Support Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 09, 2021

Funding is available for farmers to support the transition to organic production! The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) is thrilled to announce the launch of their new Support Organic Change Fund. With a booming $6.6 billion in sales, Canada is the sixth largest organic market in the world. Yet, demand continuously outpaces supply, despite double digit production growth. Two thirds of Canadians purchase organic products weekly and organic is the fastest growing part of the Canadian agriculture landscape. These facts are both extremely positive for the Canadian organic industry, yet without continued efforts to train organic techniques and support Canadian farmers to … Continue reading FUNDING: Organic Conversion Support Program

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Market Garden Operation, 1.5 acres in Summerland, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 09, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take over a turn key market garden plot in the Trout Creek area of Summerland, BC. This 1.5 acre plot has been farmed by Jerome Gagne of Medley Organics for the past 6 years. He is moving on to a larger property on which he can grow tree fruit in addition to his row crops. It is certified … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Market Garden Operation, 1.5 acres in Summerland, B.C

FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire a Tech Transfer Lead! Lead Position Description BC Honey Producers Association is initiating a multi-year Technology Transfer Program to benefit the bee industry of the province. We are seeking someone to lead the effort, starting this summer. This lead will have and maintain knowledge of bee industry challenges and potential solutions, and as directed by a steering committee, will pursue and implement appropriate solutions in fields which may include Integrated Management of bee pests and diseases, advancements in queen rearing, increased success in winter survival of colonies, develop training and BMPs … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms in Langley, BC is seeking two part-time Farm Hands! ABOUT Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms Be Ingredients is located on a 96 Acre Farm in Langley BC and believes in Permaculture Agriculture. We are very passionate about growing and buying local food. They believe in the environmental benefits of keeping bees and planting trees as well the enjoyment of the taste and health benefits of raw honey and hazelnuts. We have strong ties and knowledge of the farmland that their crops are growing on and want to support a local sustainable agriculture in BC. We … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms, Farm Hands

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 to 18 ACRE NUT, SHEEP AND MARKET GARDEN FARM – ALDERGROVE, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 08, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND 6 acres of this 18 acre property are available to a mature, very hard working farmer that is focused on generating income and helping maintain the property. Part of the property currently planted with hazelnut and walnut trees. There are also sheep and chickens being raised on the property. The sheep help to maintain the acreage by eating the grass and weeds. Well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 to 18 ACRE NUT, SHEEP AND MARKET GARDEN FARM – ALDERGROVE, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 ACRE FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 07, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This 6 acre property is conveniently located off a major highway. Having been laser-levelled, this land is very flat and grassy. Municipal water and electricity are available. Due to the water source, water conserving methods would likely be required. The owner lives on the property, but there is a separate entrance onto the land.   ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The lease term can be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 ACRE FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC