Blog Category: Kootenay Boundary

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm opportunity in Harrop Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 07, 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 The land is located in Harrop Procter, a small unincorporated community located 30 minutes from Nelson on the west farm of Kooteney Lake in the Central Kootenay region. The land offers pasture and hay, orchard and berries. It has a mild North facing slope with excellent summer sun. The lower 4 acres are fully deer-fenced and the upper 5 acres has partial livestock fencing. The land was … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm opportunity in Harrop Procter

EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 2022

We were thrilled to gather on Friday, May 13th, for a Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and Dutch Girl Peonies in Beasley, B.C. (near Nelson), unceded and traditional territory of the Ktunaxa, Sinixt and Syilx Nations. Sixty-five wonderful humans joined us from across the Kootenay-Boundary from as far east as Cranbrook, as far north as Meadow Creek and as far west as Grand Forks! Thank you to our hosts, artists, farmers, vendors and everyone who joined us! The evening kicked off with an introduction circle (our largest one yet at a Kootenay regional Land Social!) and then we … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm for mixed production in Tarrys

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 25, 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 The land is located in Tarrys, a small unincorporated community located between Nelson and Castlegar in the Central Kootenay region. The land has great sun exposure, fertile soil, fenced pasture, outbuildings and barn and ample water supply for agriculture and irrigation. The property backs onto forested crown land. The land available is 25 acres for hay production and grazing separated into 3 fenced pastures. There is cell … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Farm for mixed production in Tarrys

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Clutch Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 10, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have been working and planning with the support of their Mentors and we are  thrilled to profile them and wish them lots of success for the year ahead! Watch out for applications to open again in fall of 2022! Hi, I’m Mel Weston, part of Clutch … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Clutch Farm

FARM JOB: Grand Forks, BC – Fairfield, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 02, 2022

Fairfield in Grand Forks, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Fairfield We are a small but quickly growing family farm in Grand Forks, BC. We practice regenerative agriculture here as we value or land and the future our kids! Currently we raise hair sheep for meat and pasture raise organic fed chickens. We process our own chickens for sales. We have guardian dogs living with our animals which require lots of love and attention! We are building a horse boarding facility here so things are getting busy starting in May! We run our farm always with the future in … Continue reading FARM JOB: Grand Forks, BC – Fairfield, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2022

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

FARM JOBS: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Agricultural Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 26, 2022

The Lower Kootenay Band in Creston, BC is seeking two Agricultural Workers for the 2022 growing season! POSITION TITLE: Agricultural Worker CLASSIFICATION: Temporary Casual  TERM: 2022 Growing Season WAGE: Starting at minimum wage, depending on qualifications POSITION SUMMARY The Agricultural worker, under the direction of the Farm Manager, will primarily be responsible to plant, monitor and harvest agricultural products. The Agricultural worker must possess ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands. Certifications and/or licences appropriate to industry are assets. REPORTING This position reports to the directly to the Farm Supervisor. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in a variety of tasks related to … Continue reading FARM JOBS: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Agricultural Worker

MAY 13, 2022: BEASLEY, BC – Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat

Posted by Hailey Troock on April 19, 2022 1 Comment

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and Dutch Girl Peonies in Beasley, B.C. (near Nelson). If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! The Eco Retreat accommodation and event space have a view of the largest peony farm around and are located beside a fenced market garden area available for lease. We’ll tour the Eco Retreat, peony farm and land opportunity, network, and look at the steps to building a … Continue reading MAY 13, 2022: BEASLEY, BC – Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat

INTERNSHIP: JAFFRAY, BC – Corner Veggies

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 05, 2022

Corner Veggies, in Jaffray, BC is seeking an Intern for the 2022 season! ABOUT Corner Veggies Located at the corner of Hwy 3 & Jaffray Baynes Lake Road, CornerVeggies is a 1.3 acre Market Garden using regenerative agricultural principles to grow veggies for the local Cranbrook, Kimberly & Fernie area. 6 MONTH REGENERATIVE FARM INTERNSHIP We are seeking an enthusiastic individual interested in developing farm skills to join our team. You’ll eat well, get lots of exercise and learn all about planting, growing, harvesting and preparing food for local markets. 35 hours/week; $17/hour JOB OVERVIEW: This position is seasonal, from … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: JAFFRAY, BC – Corner Veggies

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimble Mountain Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 16, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We are thrilled to introduce you to the farmers in our  2022 Mentee Cohort and hear about their farms and their plans for the season ahead.  For more information about the BMN please see our YA Business Page. Applications open in fall 2022! Hello everyone, my name is Skye Fletcher … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimble Mountain Farm