Blog Category: Central & Northern BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-grid 1000 acre cattle ranch plus Crown rangeland near Punchaw Lake, B.C.

Posted by Jolene Swain on September 16, 2019

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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 When Susan and Walter moved to Barnes Creek Ranch in 1972, there was about 20 ares in production, a little house with no running water or electricity, and a log barn for square bales. The land consisted of 480 acres, a creek running through it and a cow/calf range permit. Property is on the historic Blackwater road between Quesnel and Prince George. Over the years land has been … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-grid 1000 acre cattle ranch plus Crown rangeland near Punchaw Lake, B.C.

OCT 20, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Central & Northern BC Land Link

Posted by Jolene Swain on September 12, 2019

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PRINCE GEORGE LAND LINKING WORKSHOP Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019  |  1-6pm Location: NUSC Event Space (Building 6, room 6-250), 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C. LHEIDLI T’ENNEH TERRITORY Please RSVP: Register now – and don’t forget to join the Facebook Land Linking event and share with your community! You can offer or request ride sharing in the Facebook event discussion, too.  Refreshments & snacks provided. Questions about this event, or about the B.C. Land Matching Program? Reach out to our Central & Northern B.C. Land Matcher Jolene Swain at jolene@youngagrarians.org. Land Linking Workshop: Networking, Land Access Arrangements, B.C. Land Matching Program & Expert … Continue reading OCT 20, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Central & Northern BC Land Link

Training Courses Covered Through Wildfire Recovery Program in BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 06, 2019

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Community Futures Wildfire Business Transition Program Business and Not-For-Profit Training The Wildfire Business Transition – Self-Directed Training Program is intended to help businesses and not-for-profits (organizations) impacted by the 2017 wild fire season to identify their training needs and provide financial and advisory support to meet those needs. Courses such as the “The Market Gardener’s Master Class” with Jean-Martin Fortier can be paid for, if completed by Nov 15, 2019.  For a list of more information and eligible communities, click the document below: How to apply and find if a certain training is eligible: Application forms are available at cfwildfire.ca Contact … Continue reading Training Courses Covered Through Wildfire Recovery Program in BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Established farm and riverfront home – McLeese Lake, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 29, 2019

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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 Situated in the “Banana Belt” of the Cariboo, this small farming outfit is located on the beautiful east bank of the Fraser River in the Soda Creek-Macallister area in Central BC. Currently the land is fallow, but from 2012-2017, this family farm sustained a diverse agricultural ecosystem, including over an acre of market garden producing melons, cucumbers, sweet potatoes, squash and more. A 24*48′ greenhouse on site offers the benefits … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Established farm and riverfront home – McLeese Lake, BC

SEPT 8, 2019: BUFFALO CREEK, BC – Land Social! Farm Tour, Potluck & Leasing Discussion at Big Rock Ranch

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 22, 2019

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Join us at Big Rock Ranch in Buffalo Creek (near 100 Mile House), BC for a farm tour, potluck social, and discussion on farming on leased land! Come get inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Farmers Robin and Johan have built up a hugely productive farm in the few years they been leasing this land, and we are lucky to be able to spend the day learning on-site about their experiences building the farm and business! They focus heavily on season extension in an area that gets frost almost every month of the year, and still manage to produce vegetables weeks … Continue reading SEPT 8, 2019: BUFFALO CREEK, BC – Land Social! Farm Tour, Potluck & Leasing Discussion at Big Rock Ranch

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 500 ACRE FARM WITH POTENTIAL FOR VEGETABLE/LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION – QUESNEL, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 19, 2019

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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 500 acres of prime land for lease is near the Gravelle Ferry, approximately 30 km south east of Quesnel. There is a deer fenced market garden of about 5 acres, about 80 acres of arable hay fields, and a couple of hundred acres of rough pasture. The balance is in bush, surrounded by crown land. There is good water access and river … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 500 ACRE FARM WITH POTENTIAL FOR VEGETABLE/LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION – QUESNEL, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 360 acre ranch with established livestock, pasture, hay, and room to grow – Horsefly, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 19, 2019

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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 Big Bear Ranch is a family-operated farm located in the foothills of the beautiful Cariboo Mountains with hundreds of lakes and streams in the surrounding area. The property boasts over 60 acres of cultivable land and 300 acres of forest. The operation is currently raising Galloway cattle, Tamworth/Large English Black pigs and sheep according to the highest welfare standards and sustainable practices (Animal Welfare Approved). No pesticides … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 360 acre ranch with established livestock, pasture, hay, and room to grow – Horsefly, BC

AUG 11, 2019: SODA CREEK, BC – Land Social! Farm Tour, Potluck & Leasing Discussion at Puddle Produce Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 02, 2019 2 Comments

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Join us at Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek (near Williams Lake), BC for our first Cariboo Land Social with a farm tour, potluck social, and discussion on farming on leased land! Come get inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Farmer Brianna has built up a hugely productive farm in the 3 years she has been leasing this land, and we are lucky to be able to spend the day learning on-site about her experiences building the farm and business! We will tour the farm, enjoy a potluck lunch, and take a dive into the steps to building a successful … Continue reading AUG 11, 2019: SODA CREEK, BC – Land Social! Farm Tour, Potluck & Leasing Discussion at Puddle Produce Farm

B.C. Land Matching Program Expands to Central & Northern B.C.!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 28, 2019

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Got Land? Want Land? Young Agrarians is excited to announce that with the support of the B.C. Ministry of Agriculture, we have expanded the B.C. Land Matching Program to Central and Northern B.C.! “Land matchers are making it much easier for young people and aspiring farmers to find affordable, suitable land and enter British Columbia’s vibrant farming sector,” said Lana Popham, Minister of Agriculture. “Their work to connect farmers and landowners in more remote areas will help ensure farmland is being farmed and secure the industry and land for future generations.”  – Via the recent B.C. Ministry of Agriculture press release. Read on … Continue reading B.C. Land Matching Program Expands to Central & Northern B.C.!

FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 24, 2019

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Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking a Farm Hand! Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a 1.5 acre transitioning certified organic vegetable farm based in Soda Creek. Operations are from late March to mid-October every year. Products are sold at local farmers markets, through a weekly box program (CSA), and retail. We are looking for a fast, fun, and eager student to help us get the veggies out there! There are also comfortable on-farm accommodations for the successful candidate. Qualifications no education required, but must have a genuine interest in gardening or farming candidates … Continue reading FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand