All posts by Hailey Troock

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm opportunity in Harrop Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 07, 2022

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 The land is located in Harrop Procter, a small unincorporated community located 30 minutes from Nelson on the west farm of Kooteney Lake in the Central Kootenay region. The land offers pasture and hay, orchard and berries. It has a mild North facing slope with excellent summer sun. The lower 4 acres are fully deer-fenced and the upper 5 acres has partial livestock fencing. The land was … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm opportunity in Harrop Procter

EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 2022

We were thrilled to gather on Friday, May 13th, for a Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and Dutch Girl Peonies in Beasley, B.C. (near Nelson), unceded and traditional territory of the Ktunaxa, Sinixt and Syilx Nations. Sixty-five wonderful humans joined us from across the Kootenay-Boundary from as far east as Cranbrook, as far north as Meadow Creek and as far west as Grand Forks! Thank you to our hosts, artists, farmers, vendors and everyone who joined us! The evening kicked off with an introduction circle (our largest one yet at a Kootenay regional Land Social!) and then we … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm for mixed production in Tarrys

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 25, 2022

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 The land is located in Tarrys, a small unincorporated community located between Nelson and Castlegar in the Central Kootenay region. The land has great sun exposure, fertile soil, fenced pasture, outbuildings and barn and ample water supply for agriculture and irrigation. The property backs onto forested crown land. The land available is 25 acres for hay production and grazing separated into 3 fenced pastures. There is cell … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm for mixed production in Tarrys

MAY 13, 2022: BEASLEY, BC – Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat

Posted by Hailey Troock on April 19, 2022 1 Comment

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and Dutch Girl Peonies in Beasley, B.C. (near Nelson). If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! The Eco Retreat accommodation and event space have a view of the largest peony farm around and are located beside a fenced market garden area available for lease. We’ll tour the Eco Retreat, peony farm and land opportunity, network, and look at the steps to building a … Continue reading MAY 13, 2022: BEASLEY, BC – Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat

2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 08, 2022

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. Spring is here and if you’re still thinking about land for this year or for next season, check out these land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landholders to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 45 acres for hay production in Wycliffe

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 08, 2022

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 The land is located in Wycliffe, a small community located between Kimberley and Cranbrook in the East Kootenay region. The land has great sun exposure and is fenced. The property is zoned ALR. The land available is 45 acres for hay production. There is cell service available in the area and the property has highway frontage. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY This is an opportunity for someone who lives … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 45 acres for hay production in Wycliffe

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres of raw land near Silverton

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 08, 2022

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 The property is accessible in 5 minutes from Silverton, a small community on Slocan Lake. The land is surrounded by trees on an upper bench on the east side of the valley, on the mountainside. The portion of the land available for farming is currently unfenced. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landholders of this opportunity are looking for the right farmer/s to share their land with. There … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres of raw land near Silverton

EVENT RECAPS: 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club & Land Socials

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 31, 2022

From June to December 2021, Young Agrarians teamed up with four farms and six organizations and educators to present the Columbia Basin Farm Club event series, an on- and off-farm opportunity to learn together. Over 160 producers and farm-curious folks joined us over the course of the ten in-person and online events! We also hosted two Land Socials for the BC Land Matching Program, bringing together 60 people at three different locations! Read on for more information and links to videos, photos and resources from the events below! Monday, July 26 & Sept 25 ~ ONLINE & IN-PERSON Young Agrarians, … Continue reading EVENT RECAPS: 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club & Land Socials

EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 31, 2022

On September 11, 2021, we gathered with more than 30 people for a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm just outside of Greenwood, B.C., unceded and traditional territory of the Syilx Nation. Land Socials connect farmers and farmland holders, and set them up to receive ongoing support through the program, as well as anyone who loves food, farming, and getting out onto the land. After an exciting introduction circle interrupted by a passing bear in the distance (mountain farming!), the group had a chance to wander the terrain of this opportunity available for off-grid and partially off-grid home … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm

EVENT RECAP: Virtual Business Support Session

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 31, 2022

On Monday, November 29, 2021, we hosted the ninth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club series, a virtual business support and brainstorming session presented by Young Agrarians and the Basin Business Advisors. The session provided an online space with other farmers to bring up farm and business-related questions and chat them over with the hosts and group. Thank you to everyone who joined in with such awesome questions and discussion and to Nyree Marsh, the BBA Agricultural Specialist, for co-hosting! Below you’ll find a few of the questions and helpful resources we discussed in the session and a … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Virtual Business Support Session