Blog Category: National

SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Fork Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2021

You’re invited to a Farm-to-Fork Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots in Duncan, B.C.! Welcome to all those interested in fresh food and a full-circle farm experience. Farmers Meg and Callum are offering a farm fresh, farm to fork lunch and tour of their farm on leased land they found through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019. Come connect with the Cowichan Valley farming community and see what these farmers have been up to! Megan and Callum are Digable Roots, and grow vegetables and herbs and raise pigs, chickens and ducks. As well as being a farm, they are … Continue reading SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Fork Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 28, 2021

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 on a 16 acre property in the hamlet of Johnson’s Landing, nestled in the west-facing mountain side at the northern end of Kootenay Lake, one hour from Kaslo or two hours from Nelson, on the East side. The Purcell Wilderness Conservancy backs the property and the Fry Creek Trail is near. The land can support mixed production, including vegetable, poultry and permaculture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

SEPT 19, 2021: Port Alberni, BC – Land Social at Shelter Farm

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 27, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Shelter Farm in Port Alberni, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers and farm interns are up to – join us for the event.  Shelter Farm hosts Shelter Farm Training Institute, which provides formal Market Gardening training to farm interns. This training is delivered through a combination of in-class learning at North Island College and hands on experiential training at Shelter Farm using the latest production methods and tools available to Market Gardeners. Graduates … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2021: Port Alberni, BC – Land Social at Shelter Farm

FARM JOB & EDUCATION: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 27, 2021

Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, British Columbia is seeking applicants for their Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program! ABOUT Sorrento Centre Farm Using permaculture and regenerative farming techniques to restore soil health, the Sorrento Centre farm grows fresh, naturally grown fruits and vegetables. Learn more at https://www.sorrentocentre.ca/farm We farm the land with natural and traditional methods that produce the highest quality and healthiest food for our community. We do not use synthetic chemicals on the Sorrento Centre Farm. We promote sustainable agriculture by growing food with methods that support and nurture the natural harmony of Creation. DESIRED QUALITIES We are looking … Continue reading FARM JOB & EDUCATION: Sorrento, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Winter Young-Adult Leadership Development Program

COOPERATIVE LAND OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY: EarthSong Eco Farm – Cedar, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 27, 2021

We are actively looking for a co-op farm lead to buy into our farm Co-op model of co-ownership of land to complete the Land Share team who are committed to establishing a thriving farm in Cedar, South of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island for year-round growing. We are offering a trailer/tiny house pad starting at $60K or lovely 4 bedroom  house with in-law suite and an acre of personal space plus the co-op use of 10 acres of land for growing with other farm help in the community.  If you’re interested in the house, it is a $600K buy in for … Continue reading COOPERATIVE LAND OWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITY: EarthSong Eco Farm – Cedar, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Masachie Lake, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 26, 2021

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 3 acre property is tucked away near Lake Cowichan, in the community of Masachie Lake. About one acre of the land is taken up by a pond, about one acre for the house, outbuildings and yard, and at least one acre of the remaining forested space is available for an agricultural vision. The available space is accessed by a side road, the frontage of which could … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Masachie Lake, BC

Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 26, 2021

We’re thrilled to be working with young farmer Ruth, born and raised in Barcelona, Catalunya who moved to Canada 13 years ago and has landed in Prince George, BC. She currently has a 1/4 acre garlic crop (and a newborn!) on leased land she found with support from the B.C. Land Matching Program. How did you decide you wanted to lease land and what was your dream property? I decided I wanted to lease out of necessity as I do not have access to the financial means to own a property big enough to grown my business – literally -. … Continue reading Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 21, 2021

Plenty Wild Farms in Pemberton, BC is looking for a Field Crew member to join their team ASAP to help finish the 2021 season! ABOUT PLENTY WILD FARMS Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, certified organic farm committed to providing high-quality veggies to our local communities though our farm stand in Pemberton, an online store and the Squamish farmers’ market. The farm was established in 2013 and this year we plan to grow over 50 different types of vegetables on ~3.5 acres. We are passionate about good food, strong communities, environmental sustainability and soil health. Our farm is a positive, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms, Field Crew

Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 20, 2021

We are excited to announce a by invitation Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm, in Kitwanga, B.C. August 7th.  Jacob and Jessica Beaton are passionate about revitalizing food production and feeding their community. With a vision of resilient, healthy communities built on land-based programs and abundant local food, they established Tea Creek Farm in 2020. In a short amount of time, they have developed land-based training programs that “catalyze new agricultural projects and livelihoods—restoring the ability of Indigenous nations to grow fresh, healthy food and medicine for ourselves and our communities.”  Tea Creek’s Indigenous-led program works in partnership with … Continue reading Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

Virtual Farm-to-Table Tour @ Flyway Farm and Forest & Spilli Station Cafe, July 26 2021

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 16, 2021

Our second event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series takes place virtually on Monday, July 26th from 7-8:30pm PST. What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. VIRTUAL FARM-TO-TABLE TOUR Register here! Young Agrarians, Flyway Farm and Forest and the Spilli Station Cafe present a Virtual Farm Tour and Farm-to-Table Demo @ Flyway Farm and Forest, located in Spillimacheen. Patti and Bernie have been busy in … Continue reading Virtual Farm-to-Table Tour @ Flyway Farm and Forest & Spilli Station Cafe, July 26 2021