Blog Category: B.C. Land Matching Program

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acres of Fields and Forest Looking for Farming Collaborators – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 01, 2020

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 About half of this 80 acre Black Creek farm is forest and woodlot, about 20 acres are set aside for an ecological and riparian reserve and the remainder is in pasture/hay-field with about 3-4 acres set up for cultivation in orchard, vineyard, garden beds and greenhouse. An approximately one plus acre fallow field at the entrance to the property, with easy road access and an existing 15×60 … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acres of Fields and Forest Looking for Farming Collaborators – Black Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 26, 2020

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 established garden has been in production for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over. Beds are semi-permanent and somewhat raised and have been amended with organic inputs. An irrigation system is in place. Two cold frame greenhouses are set up, one with benches for growing in trays or pots, the other in the garden with a great trellising system (ideal for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 24, 2020

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 Yarrow Ecovillage Community farm is a 20-acre certified organic community farm located at Yarrow Ecovillage, a 33-household co-housing / ecovillage community. Farmers lease land from the Ecovillage, run their individual operations, and work together to share advice/experience and resources. The farmers here care deeply about balancing earning a living with caring for the land, natural resources, and the wide diversity of life in the area. Stewart creek … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 19, 2020

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 4.5 acre field is fenced for livestock and ideal grazing/browsing for goats, pigs or other animals. A barn shelter for animals with 4 large stalls and storage area is available, and is plumbed with municipal water. The field is currently a mix of grasses and small shrubs and has two small ponds. Two shallow wells may be available for use but do not have pumps installed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

*NEW* B.C. TRANSITION TOOLKIT FOR NON-FAMILY FARM TRANSFER

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 09, 2020

It’s here! We are very excited to release the Young Agrarians B.C. Transition Toolkit for Non-Family Farm Transfer. It’s a resource kit for anyone curious about – or neck-deep in – alternative ways to transition land and farms from one generation to the next. Accessing land for farming can be challenging to say the least. Over the last seven years that we’ve been offering land access support, we’ve heard stories from seasoned farmers struggling to see a way to pass their farm on to the next generation, and from the next generation struggling to find a way into agriculture.  Fortunately … Continue reading *NEW* B.C. TRANSITION TOOLKIT FOR NON-FAMILY FARM TRANSFER

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Late Bloomers Flower Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 02, 2020 4 Comments

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh 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. Applications are now open for our BMN 2021 Mentee Cohort. Find more information and an application form here. Deadline to apply is November 20th, 2020.  We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Elly Rakhmetouline is the owner of Late … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Late Bloomers Flower Farm

LAND FORUM NOV 9-19, 2020 – ONLINE!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 16, 2020 3 Comments

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Every fall, our land matchers look forward to our Land Linking Workshops, where we gather land seekers and landholders to network and talk land access. While we’re not meeting in person this year, we’re excited to offer our first annual online Land Forum!  WHEN: November 9 -19th, 2020  WHERE: Online on unceded Indigenous territories across what is today known as B.C. Join us from the comfort of your couch, office, tractor, compost heap – wherever you find yourself able to tune in! RSVP: Register for the Land Forum and you’ll get access to links for all the webinars. Register for … Continue reading LAND FORUM NOV 9-19, 2020 – ONLINE!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Farm Ready for You to Lease! – Qualicum Beach, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on October 15, 2020

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 a successful organic market garden farm (certification ended July 2020) operating for 9 seasons growing food on about 1 acre of land and keeping half an acre in cover crop. Our soil is gravely red loam. Our farm is located about 7 mins driving distance from the town of Qualicum Beach. The farm is fully fenced and the growing areas have deer fencing as well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Farm Ready for You to Lease! – Qualicum Beach, BC

JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

Posted by Darcy Smith on October 15, 2020

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for the Lower Mainland. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Region: Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley Deadline for Applications: 12pm Monday, Nov 9, 2020. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In 2016, Young … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160 acres cleared land south of Prince George

Posted by Jolene Swain on October 07, 2020

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 Remote yet accessible to the airport and nearby amenities, this 160 acre parcel was cleared in the past couple years and features wild hay, grasses, and a good mix of shrubs for browsing. Surrounded by hills and mountains, the land also features a rivers, streams and the western border is a small lake and wetland. To the east is the larger Red Rock Lake. Accessible by a well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160 acres cleared land south of Prince George