Blog Category: British Columbia

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres of mature vines – Kaleden, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on July 16, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This charming four-acre vineyard in Kaleden, BC is available for lease! The mature Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer vines, planted in 2008, have a strong production history. The current landholders have cropped them continuously to about six tonnes per acre. Located on Highway 97,  the vineyard is easily accessible and is well-connected with … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres of mature vines – Kaleden, BC

YA BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – The Farm Next Door

Posted by Melanie Buffel on July 10, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the … Continue reading YA BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – The Farm Next Door

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 13 acres of pasture for small-scale, regenerative livestock, Greenwood BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on July 09, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Located near the historic town of Greenwood, this property offers over 13 acres of prime grazing land, perfect for a small-scale livestock producer. The landholder has dedicated years to removing invasive species, and past practices such as rotational grazing and bale grazing have restored the pasture to excellent condition. The soil is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 13 acres of pasture for small-scale, regenerative livestock, Greenwood BC

Kootenays, BC: Biodynamic Heirloom Seed Collection for Sale

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on July 05, 2024

FOR SALE: Seed collection from the first biodynamic heirloom seed company in North America (Aurora Farm Seeds) to aspiring seed steward(s) who have an appropriate land base for cultivation. Many of these seeds have been through the ground for 30 years, are family tried and true nutrient-dense favorites where the words “nutrient” and “spirit” are one and the same. They have been kept cool, dry, and dark in green and blue glass jars under energetically protective and enhancing conditions. Training the new steward is included in the cost. This will involve learning biodynamic principles fundamental to cultivating, harvesting, and storing … Continue reading Kootenays, BC: Biodynamic Heirloom Seed Collection for Sale

AUG 17-18 2024: VANCOUVER, BC – Work Bee at šxʷqʷeləwən ct Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 04, 2024

You’re invited to a work bee at the Britannia šxʷqʷeləwən ct (One heart, one mind) Garden in Vancouver, BC! Come on out and lend a hand building berms to improve water holding capacity in the soil, mulching, building paths, transplanting, and weeding out invasive species! Everyone is welcome to attend.  DATE: August 17-18, 2024. Join for the whole weekend or drop in when you’re able. LOCATION: xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories. Meet at the Britannia šxʷqʷeləwən ct Carving Pavilion in the parking lot. (Approx 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4) (#27 on this map)  REGISTER: So that … Continue reading AUG 17-18 2024: VANCOUVER, BC – Work Bee at šxʷqʷeləwən ct Garden

LAND ACCESS STORIES: Common Acres Community Farm – Squamish, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on July 03, 2024

ABOUT COMMON ACRES COMMUNITY FARM Common Acres Community Farm is a community farm in Squamish, BC dedicated to local food production, community food security and affordable land access. Common Acres started out as a B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) match in 2022 between Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) and one acre of ALR land held by Easter Seals, and the community farm now subleases ¼ acre plots to new entrant farmers through the BCLMP. Current farm businesses on the land include Aura Rosa Florals and Local Roots Farm Market. Check out our features on Aura Rosa and Local Roots … Continue reading LAND ACCESS STORIES: Common Acres Community Farm – Squamish, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 acre for lease at Cresta Roca Farm – Gabriola Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on July 02, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Cresta Roca Farm is a 5-acre permaculture farm located on Gabriola Island, BC. The farm is home to herds and flocks of animals – goats, horses, donkeys, chickens, ducks and geese. The farmers specialize in breeding heritage poultry (namely, Lavender Orpingtons) and registered Nigerian Dwarf goats with a focus on conformation and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 acre for lease at Cresta Roca Farm – Gabriola Island, BC

FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Tasting Room Associates

Posted by Lourdes Still on July 02, 2024

Twisted Hills Craft Cider in Cawston, BC is seeking Tasting Room Associates! ABOUT Twisted Hills Craft Cider Back Achers Organics is comprised of 17 acres of mixed tree fruits in Cawston BC. In conjunction with our farm Back Achers we operate our cidery Twisted Hills. Our farm and cidery are both certified organic by PACS and we are proud stewards of our land. Join our team and learn about organic farming practices and the process of organic cider making! DESIRED QUALITIES Good oral communication skills Strong attention to detail Highly customer service oriented Professional appearance, approachable and positive demeanor Must … Continue reading FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Twisted Hills Craft Cider, Tasting Room Associates

FILLED – FARM JOB: WILLIAMS LAKE, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Field Assistant

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on July 02, 2024 2 Comments

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Puddle Produce Farm in Williams Lake, BC is seeking a Field Assistant for July to October 2024! ABOUT Puddle Produce Farm If you’re looking for a rewarding and fun summer job on a small organic vegetable farm in a small town with amazing people and beautiful land, we think we could do that for you! Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70 acre property on the Fraser river, in the historic region of Soda Creek (approximately … Continue reading FILLED – FARM JOB: WILLIAMS LAKE, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Field Assistant