All posts by Hailey Troock

2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club Event Series Announced!

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 07, 2021

Join Young Agrarians and friends for a Columbia Basin event series this season on- and off-farm to learn together and support each other! We’ll be gathering online and in-person on the last Monday evening of every month from June through December. Some sessions we’ll have an expert guest join and other sessions, we’ll share with each other. What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. Read on for more … Continue reading 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club Event Series Announced!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located just north of downtown Salmo and about 30 minutes south of Nelson. The property borders the Salmo River and is located just off the highway. The flat field area being offered for lease is about three acres in size with sunny exposure. The land is unfenced but there is a well on the property and a water license application in progress. ABOUT … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located in Krestova, a small community in the Crescent Valley about 15 minutes from both Castlegar and Nelson. The sunny property is mostly cleared of trees and unfenced. It is located on a plateau in central Krestova with a slightly sloping aspect and well-draining soil. The area available is about 2 acres but the property is on community water so there is limited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 03, 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. 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 landowners to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 01, 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 farming opportunity in development is located in Slocan Park, a small community of just over 120 households nestled in the Slocan Valley about 30 minutes from Nelson, BC. The landowners have just purchased this property and keen to make some land available. Sunlight hours can be limited in winter months and somewhat shorter in this part of the valley in the summer than other growing areas because … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land share on organic farm in development in Slocan Park

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 19, 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 farming opportunity is located in between the communities of Harrop and Procter nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The landowners that reside on this property in Sunshine Bay are looking for organized and enterprising folks to farm commercially on their land! There are between 2 and 5 acres available for production, wether for a market garden operation, perennials, herbs, small livestock, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 2021 2 Comments

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 land opportunity is located on a commercial farm in the Columbia Valley, between Golden and Radium, in the rural community of Spillamacheen. The property is immediately adjacent to the Pacific Flyway & Columbia Wetlands. The land has several pasture gardens, including 3x 15′ by 50′ tilled gardens and one 15′ by 25′ bed, with two Farmer’s Friend caterpillars/hoop houses developed and negotiable. There are also at … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 The land owners of this opportunity near Golden are looking for the right farmer/s and food producers to take over the management of the licensed meat cutting and wrapping facility they operated for years. It is the only one located in the region. The land has a small orchard for livestock, 2 large gardens with herbs and veggies and lots of room for additional gardens and a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 Located about 40 minutes from Nelson, BC, the landowner of this 70 acre property in the Slocan Valley is looking for like-minded and experienced farmers to help with food forest planting and developing garden spaces, as well as mushroom-log cutting and inoculating and many other side projects. The land is largely forested up the hillside above the Slocan River, with a few opening on the benches above … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley

Online Marketplaces for Farmers and Food Producers in BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on December 04, 2020

Are you an enterprising farmer or food producer looking for more ways to sell your locally-made products online, to your community and beyond? Read on! In other blog posts, we cover general ecommerce tricks, tips and tools and small farm software tools for farmers and food producers. These resources are helpful for anyone in and outside of BC! In BC, multiple online platforms, directories and marketplaces where farmers and food producers (and other businesses!) can sell their fare have popped up in the last year to address increased demands for buying local, including healthy food. This post features two of … Continue reading Online Marketplaces for Farmers and Food Producers in BC