All posts by Azja Jones Martin

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 25 Acres for Cropping or Grazing Lease and Potential for Market Garden Collaboration – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Empress Acres (empressacres.ca) is a 69 acre farm that was purchased in 2017 to grow a unique tree, the Empress tree in partnership with the World Tree Eco-Tree program (worldtree.info). NatureBank estimates that this Eco-Tree Program supports an incredible 7 of the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals. A “Bonafide Miracle Tree” is how the primary author of World Tree’s recent report The Social and Environmental Impacts of our … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 25 Acres for Cropping or Grazing Lease and Potential for Market Garden Collaboration – Nanaimo, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 10, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Our pastoral, peaceful small farm has acreage available for market gardening, forage or grain production. We have enjoyed the past decade on this property learning about food production (vegetable and fruit, beef, laying hens, meat birds, animal feed) and land management techniques including permaculture, soil building and crop/pasture rotation. Being an older couple with lots on the go, we feel we are limited in fully realizing the potential of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 26, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY I am looking for someone with farming expertise to help set up a garden on my property that would be used for the special needs community in the Comox Valley. This garden would provide work experience and/or a business opportunity for persons with special needs. In exchange for your expertise some land would be made available for your own use. The space available is about 1/8 acre and I am … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The land is a beautiful 45 acres of mixed forest and fields on Quenell Lake in Yellow Point. The owner currently conducts an active agro-forestry operation (Christmas trees, hay, foliage and fruit), but would like to maximize the potential of the land and make growing space available to a new farmer. There is an existing well, rain water collection systems, and water rights to the lake for irrigation. ABOUT … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: LAKESIDE ACREAGE FOR LEASE, YELLOW POINT BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 11 Acres of Pasture and Barn – Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 20, 2020 1 Comment

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Eleven acres of hay field is for lease and open to ideas! A large barn with a loft is also available. The land has been used for hoses, goats and pigs in the past, but has only been hayed in recent years. Well and municipal water is available for farm use. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landowner is open to different farming ideas and is looking forward to starting conversations. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 11 Acres of Pasture and Barn – Central Saanich, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 18, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND These beautiful 14 acres are a mix of forest and meadow located in South Cedar, (south of Nanaimo and north of Ladysmith). The property is off-grid, quiet and peaceful, and has great potential for low impact farming, wildcrafting, mushroom cultivation, etc. The meadow is currently mostly shrubby with lots of wild roses and nettles. There is a clearing that could be planted, and more area could be cleared as well. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: OFF GRID CABIN WITH FARMING/WILDCRAFTING POTENTIAL – CEDAR, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Retreat Centre Garden Seeking a Keen Grower – Nanaimo, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 18, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Bethlehem Centre Garden is a quiet space located in South Nanaimo on the shores of Westwood Lake. Please see our website: bethlehemcentre.com and our Facebook page for more information and pictures of the property and our Retreat Centre. This year we are hoping to find an individual that has a genuine interest in developing a smaller area of land. This person should have a deep love of gardening and quiet places. Ideally … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Retreat Centre Garden Seeking a Keen Grower – Nanaimo, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 12, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This space has been maintained as a food producing organic garden for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over! Beds are raised in rock walls (retains heat well!) and irrigation infrastructure is all set up and ready to go. A greenhouse is available for use, as is a potting shed with heated benches for getting seedlings going. Productive fruit trees and raspberries are also available for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 31, 2020

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Parry Bay Sheep Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a pair of farm workers, ideally either a couple or friends, for the 2020 season! ABOUT PARRY BAY SHEEP FARM We produce lambs, hay, some grain and meat birds. We operate on multiple properties of leased land in the Victoria area. We operate a slaughterhouse for lambs, do a meat box, go to a farmers market and have a farm store. We wholesale to butcher shops and restaurants. We partner in a lot of these operations with a farm that grows pigs. We are not an organic farm, but try to … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020 1 Comment

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Terra Nostra Farm sits on 14 acres next to Myrtle Creek, five minutes South of Powell River. We cultivate 2 productive acres and a large greenhouse with a diverse mix of certified organic vegetables. Our produce is sold on the farm and locally through farmer’s markets, restaurants, and supermarkets. We currently have a 2 acre field that we are not using. We would love to share this with a hard working farmer who is dedicated to local, organic, or regenerative agriculture!  We would like to see more vegetable production, animals and fruit are also options. The land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC