Blog Category: Kootenay Boundary

July 14, 2024: SALMO, BC – Salmo Tour de Farm Stand

Posted by Kim Watt on June 18, 2024

Join us for a Sunday morning bike tour of the farm stands of beautiful Salmo, BC! Self-serve farm stands are surging in popularity, and the village of Salmo is leading the way when it comes to farm stand culture in the Kootenays. Within an easy bike ride of the village centre, there are three farm stands that offer fresh produce, fruit, cheese, meat, wool, soap, flowers, and value-added products. Shopping at farm stands is a great way to get the freshest farm products possible, all the while supporting your local producers and connecting with the farms that feed you. The … Continue reading July 14, 2024: SALMO, BC – Salmo Tour de Farm Stand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres for lease with orchard and housing – Harrop, B.C.

Posted by Nyree Marsh on May 24, 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 2 acre land opportunity is located in Harrop, a small community nestled on the south side of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, north of Nelson. The 4.7 acre property has wifi and cell service and is located just minutes from the Harrop ferry. The driving time to Kaslo is 40 minutes, 20 … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres for lease with orchard and housing – Harrop, B.C.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ acres of fenced farmland for lease, Grand Forks, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on May 15, 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 Situated within the ALR, this fully fenced parcel of over 2 acres presents a fantastic opportunity for a market gardener planning to establish or expand their farm business. The 2-acre field has its own gated entry from the road, while an additional ⅓ acre is suitable for a small orchard or berries. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ acres of fenced farmland for lease, Grand Forks, BC

MAY 30, 2024: KASLO, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

Posted by Kim Watt on April 29, 2024

Calling all fungi-enthusiasts! Join us for a tour of Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms and learn about mushroom production, followed by a potluck dinner in the garden. Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms is a certified organic mushroom and spawn producer that has been operating in Kaslo, BC since 2017. On the farm tour you will have a chance to see their mushroom production process and learn about both commercial high-production systems, as well as backyard mushroom growing methods such as inoculated logs and growing King Stropharia in the garden. DATE: Thursday, May 30, 2024 • 3:30 pm – 7 pm PST LOCATION:  Syilx, Sinixt, … Continue reading MAY 30, 2024: KASLO, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for lease suitable for crops or livestock, Trail, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on April 24, 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 Nestled on the west-facing slopes near Trail, BC, this property basks in abundant sunlight year-round, making it a prime location for farmers seeking an early start to their growing season.  Spanning just over 10 acres, with 4 acres available for lease, the land offers plenty of opportunity for a new farmer or … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for lease suitable for crops or livestock, Trail, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.6 Acres of Land for a Market Garden – Castlegar, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on April 22, 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 Designated garden areas spanning 0.6 acres are available on this gorgeous property in Castlegar, BC. While the property is predominantly forested, these level, cleared portions lie on terraced benches ready for cultivation. Previous community members on the land established the gardens 30 years ago, the land currently lies fallow, covered in mixed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.6 Acres of Land for a Market Garden – Castlegar, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acres of Gently Sloped Land in the Slocan Valley – Winlaw, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on April 22, 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 The available land spans 2 acres of gently sloped fields with ample summer sun exposure, situated within the ALR. Roughly 1/4 acre is currently fenced, having been previously utilized for vegetable gardens by the landholder. The remaining field was last grazed by cattle over a decade ago. Although the field was disced … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acres of Gently Sloped Land in the Slocan Valley – Winlaw, BC

FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery, Sheep and Goat Dairy Hand / Diverse farm Labourer

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on April 10, 2024

Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery in Salmo, BC is seeking a Sheep and Goat Dairy Hand / Diverse farm Labourer! ABOUT Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery We are a diverse small farm that has recently opened as a Sheep and Goat micro dairy, specializing in Small batch Sheep and Goat Cheese. We have been building to this point for the last 8 years, and were fully certified last year as a Dairy Processing Plant. This year we are looking for someone to assist with daily milking of our 12 Goats and 24 Sheep, feeding, pasturing, hoof … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery, Sheep and Goat Dairy Hand / Diverse farm Labourer

FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery, Cheesemaker

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on April 10, 2024

Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery in Salmo, BC is seeking a Cheesemaker! ABOUT Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery We are a diverse small farm that has recently opened as a Sheep and Goat micro dairy, specializing in Small batch Sheep and Goat Cheese. We are located in Salmo right next to the Salmo Golf course. We have been building to this point for the last 8 years, and were fully certified last year as a Dairy Processing Plant. This year we are looking for someone to assist with the daily milking of our 12 Goats and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salmo, BC – Forrest Farm Sheep and Goat Cheese Creamery, Cheesemaker

APR 27, 2024: BURTON, BC – Silvopasture Tour at McCormack Farm

Posted by Kim Watt on March 25, 2024

Join us for a farm tour and potluck at McCormack Farm in beautiful Burton, BC! With 175 acres in production, McCormack Farm is one of the largest farms in the region to be integrating silvopasture practices – the combination of tree crop production with rotationally-grazed livestock.  This 120-year-old farm is in the process of planting out their existing open pastures with tree species that provide fodder for animals, food for people, timber, and other long-term resources. These trees offer numerous other benefits, such as shelter for their livestock,  improved pasture quality, enhanced biodiversity, and increased resilience of their farm to … Continue reading APR 27, 2024: BURTON, BC – Silvopasture Tour at McCormack Farm