All posts by Tessa Thompson

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Thompson on January 31, 2023

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 We are seeking a qualified and motivated farmer to take over a fully operational Market Garden in Coldstream, BC. The farm is set up and ready to begin operations in Spring 2023. The cultivated area consists of 24 field blocks of 42.5’ x 50’ each, totaling approximately 1.25 acres, surrounded by tractor-accessible wood chip pathways, and each block is equipped with computer-controlled irrigation. The soil is a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

Posted by Tessa Thompson on December 06, 2022

We are looking for an immediate sale of our turnkey business.  Lightfoot Farm is a small scale vegetable farm which produces a variety of crops for local markets.  The farm currently leases land right on the edge of residential Kelowna and  15 minutes from downtown. Over the last 6 years we have built multiple relationships with chefs, grocery store managers and those that support the Kelowna Farmer Market but we think this business still has massive potential to grow exponentially.  Sales for the 2022 season will be around $50,000.  Average growth over the last 3 years has been between 12-15% … Continue reading KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Long term lease available for Market Garden, Orchard, or…, Penticton, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Thompson on August 15, 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 There are 1-3 acres of land in the ALR available for a long term lease.  This land was historically a pear orchard, but, has been used for sheep, cattle, horses and gardens in the last 35 years. Presently there is a deer fenced market garden about 0.25 of an acre in size. The market garden area has been developed with inline drop irrigation, permanent beds, landscape fabric … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Long term lease available for Market Garden, Orchard, or…, Penticton, B.C.

AUG 7, 2022: ARMSTRONG, BC – Land Social at Pilgrims’ Produce

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 05, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Pilgrims’ Produce – with local live musicians Roots and Strings – in Armstrong, B.C! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to and enjoy some live music, join us for the event.  Pilgrims’ Produce is a certified organic farm featuring fruit and nut orchards and 7 acres in market garden veggies – there’s lots to see here! The farm celebrated 30 years in 2021, and last year saw the land and farm … Continue reading AUG 7, 2022: ARMSTRONG, BC – Land Social at Pilgrims’ Produce

JUL 31, 2022: Chase, BC – Land Social at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 05, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm – featuring an extra special Puppet Show – in Chase, B.C. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event.  We’ll tour the farm, network, and look at the steps to building a successful land sharing relationship. Your regional Land Matcher will share information about how the B.C. Land Matching Program can help you find the perfect farmer for your land … Continue reading JUL 31, 2022: Chase, BC – Land Social at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm

JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

Posted by Tessa Thompson on June 16, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries in Keremeos, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come learn from farmers Josh Brown, Erik Knechtel, David Lemieux, and Dejan Nad of Similkameen Nurseries Ltd., an organic nursery business specializing in fruit trees.  They are an operation on approx 20 acres of leased land. Established in 2015 in Cawston, BC, the business has grown to be one of the largest … Continue reading JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on April 11, 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 GREENHOUSE This is a unique opportunity to utilize some amazing infrastructure for year round food production! This passive solar greenhouse located just outside Salmon Arm is approximately xx ft x xx ft. It was built xx years ago based on a design from the Solviva system. Water flows through a south facing wall, fed from a large cistern. There is a wood burning stove for extra heat in … Continue reading GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Plot in Kaledon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Thompson on August 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 Approx.1.5 or 2 acres of prime Zone 7 growing space in Kaledon, BC is available for lease beginning next Spring. The area has been successfully cultivated as a market garden, specializing in cut baby greens for the last 8 years and has been laid out with 50 ft irrigated beds. The land is on a east facing slope overlooking the lake. There are also walnut and apricot trees … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Plot in Kaledon, B.C.

NO LONGER AVAILABLE : 5 acre Orchard in Penticton, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on August 16, 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 opportunity includes 5 Acres of Mixed Orchard, planted with good yielding Gala, Spartan, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and Bartlett Pears.  The land mostly slopes to the west (a gentle slope). There is all day sun exposure to both the south and West and is only a 2 minute drive to downtown Penticton and 8 minutes to Growers Supply.  The neighbouring properties are an orchard on both the … Continue reading NO LONGER AVAILABLE : 5 acre Orchard in Penticton, BC