Blog Category: B.C. Land Matching Program

Land opportunities within the B.C. Land Matching Program.

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.!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3+ acres in North Glenmore, Kelowna, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 26, 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 3-5 acres of farmable land in the prime farming region of North Glenmore, Kelowna.  Most of the property is irrigated (with irrigation and domestic water available) and is fully fenced/gated. The land was previously used for horse grazing pasture. In addition, there is a fully fenced in approximate 1.3 acre moderately sloped, treed area suitable for livestock. Southern exposure and fertile soils makes this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3+ acres in North Glenmore, Kelowna, B.C

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 100 acres overlooking Grand Forks, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 25, 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 land opportunity is located in the community of Grand Forks, 15 minutes from the down town area, on Hwy #3 West Side of town. This land boast 400 acres with 100 acres that was historically farmed by Russian Dukhobor’s. The land has a natural foraging potential for interested herbalist. Farm forest management is also a potential. Animal husbandry is also a possibility. The South-East-facing slope of this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 100 acres overlooking Grand Forks, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of sloped, deer-fenced land in Wynndel, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 13, 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 land opportunity is located in the community of Wynndel, on the south eastern side of Kootenay Lake and northern end of the Creston Valley. The total area of the non-ALR property is 10 acres, with 7 acres deer-fenced and cleared of trees. The west-facing slope looks over Kootenay River. The property is situated on a hillside with forested Crown land above. The previous owner grew strawberries and pumpkins … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of sloped, deer-fenced land in Wynndel, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3/4 acre Farm Site Available, Vernon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 06, 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 OPPORTUNITY: Okanagan College – Vernon Campus has created a two-acre Demonstration Garden that promotes sustainable practices in an effort to preserve, stimulate and promote agricultural and ecological ventures in the Okanagan Valley. The initiative has been focused on providing a space for education, learning, and community programming regarding local food and agriculture. At this time, the site includes Patchworks Farms (a community garden/farm for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3/4 acre Farm Site Available, Vernon, B.C.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for Vineyard, Kelowna B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 04, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND 14 acres of farmable land in the prime farming region of Glenmore, Kelowna. 12.8 acres of irrigation rights available for use. The land currently sits fallow, however it was previously a pear orchard. Southern exposure and fertile soils makes this property desirable growing land for a vineyard or other orchard type crop requiring lots of sunshine and good drainage. Consider this opportunity a blank canvas for your farming enterprise, minutes from Kelowna’s downtown metropolis. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners, a young couple, will be living on the property and are looking for a farmer would like to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for Vineyard, Kelowna B.C.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: BEAUTIFUL ACREAGE OFFERS UNLIMITED LONG TERM FARMING POTENTIAL – COBBLE HILL, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 30, 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 This beautiful 38 acre property is full of opportunity. At least 15 acres are in pasture, one 5 acre field of prime, fully exposed growing space would be a great place to start. The rest of the land is forested (including a disk golf course!) and has a lake with unlimited water supply. The pasture is currently used for very low density cattle grazing. Water lines are already in place to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: BEAUTIFUL ACREAGE OFFERS UNLIMITED LONG TERM FARMING POTENTIAL – COBBLE HILL, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 Acres Prime Pasture, Westbridge BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 21, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND: These 25 acres in Westbridge are located on the West Kettle River with 10 acres of river bottom hay field/pasture. The pasture is located on a flood plain and cultivation poses a serious risk of erosion. Therefore, the land is best suited for permanent sod culture such as pasture or hay production. The soil is gravelly in spots and the rest is beautiful, deep, sandy loam. There is some livestock fencing in place which would have to be added to keep stock out of the river. Pasture would be suitable for hay farming or livestock. There are a lot of mature … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 Acres Prime Pasture, Westbridge BC

JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS LAND MATCHER – METRO VAN/FRASER VALLEY

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 17, 2019

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Young Agrarians BC is hiring a Land Matcher for the Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley region! Are you a connector? An intuitive networker? Do complete strangers tell you their life story at the drop of a hat? Did you once set up your friends from college, and now they’ve got kids and you gave a speech at their wedding and they send you a thank you card every year? Young Agrarians is seeking a Land Matcher with that Young Agrarians is seeking a talented communicator and project manager who understands the agricultural landscape to to provide land access “extension services” through the B.C Land … Continue reading JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS LAND MATCHER – METRO VAN/FRASER VALLEY

Cost of Land Just Keeps Going Up: FCC Farmland Values Report

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 07, 2019

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Well, the numbers are in – and farmland gets more expensive every year! Farm Credit Canada (FCC) just released the 2018 Farmland Values Report, highlighting the high cost of land in B.C. The average value of Canadian farmland increased 6.6% in 2018, and our fair province is just above the national average at 6.7% – compare that to a 2.7% increase in B.C. in 2017. For new farmers trying to break into the sector, steep land prices effectively shut them out of the farmland real estate market. This means that alternative land access models such as leasing are more important than ever in helping … Continue reading Cost of Land Just Keeps Going Up: FCC Farmland Values Report