Blog Category: Kootenay Boundary

NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

Posted by Hailey Troock on October 19, 2021

You’re invited to a virtual tour of the NEW Kootenay Farms Food Hub in Creston presented by Young Agrarians and Fields Forward Society. This is the eighth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A 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. The goal of this tour is to provide farmers and food producers in the region with an inside look at the new facility … Continue reading NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 23, 2021

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You’re invited to Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova on October 24, 2021! We will learn about the Kootenay Local Agricultural Society Tool Library and all the farming equipment that is available for rent. This is the seventh event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A 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. The goal of Tool School is to provide information … Continue reading OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Shared garden and forest in Vallican

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 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 The landholders of this opportunity in the Slocan Valley, in Vallican, are looking for the right farmer/s to share their land with. There is a small fenced area for market garden and lots of wooded area for small livestock grazing, foraging and mushroom cultivation. The landholders currently reside on-site with their family in the main residence. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a small market garden, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Shared garden and forest in Vallican

FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 21, 2021

Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC are seeking an Indoor MicroFarm Intern! ABOUT Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm This paid youth internship will occur at our indoor microfarm where we produce certified organic microgreens at a large and efficient scale. Flourish MicroFarm currently provides microgreens to the entire West Kootenays and we are planning scale beyond this winter. Our busy season is winter. The ideal intern can commit to 32 hours per week from mid-October through until the end of March 2022. This position is based entirely indoors. We grow microgreens by hand, we use no … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden, orchard and pasture in Passmore

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 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 The landholders of this opportunity in the Slocan Valley, in Passmore, are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for market garden, help with the orchard and take advantage of a large, sunny pasture! The property currently have some small livestock on the property and the owners reside there. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden in the already fenced area, which … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden, orchard and pasture in Passmore

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 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 The landholders of this opportunity in the Creston Valley, in Wynndel,  are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for market garden and perennial production. The property currently has alpacas and hogs and a shared fenced garden area that is ready to grow! ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden in the already fenced area, which is also irrigated. The owners of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden & food forest opportunity on EcoRetreat

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 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 The owners of this opportunity near Nelson are looking for the right farmer/s and food forest / permaculture enthusiasts to join them to take over the market garden opportunity on this unique EcoRetreat property on the mountainside of Beasley. The property was previously used for dairy production and cattle and still currently has a peony farm on site! The land has an orchard that was planted this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden & food forest opportunity on EcoRetreat

OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 16, 2021

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You’re invited to an outside in-person and hands-on workshop in Nelson all about flax fibre processing presented by Young Agrarians and the EartHand Gleaners Society. This is the sixth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A 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. The workshop will be led by Jaymie Johnson, member of EartHand Gleaners Society. Jaymie first grew flax for fibre … Continue reading OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 02, 2021 1 Comment

You’re invited to a Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC (10 minutes from Nelson) presented by Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm! This is the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. 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. Join owners and operators Emma and Scott as we tour their farm and talk about the ins … Continue reading SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

EVENT RECAP: Specialty Cut Flower Farm Tour at Stone Meadow Gardens

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 01, 2021 2 Comments

Thank you to our hosts and the thirty people from around the Central Kootenay who joined us for a lovely late summer evening farm tour at Stone Meadow Gardens in Tarrys, BC (between Nelson and Castlegar) on August 28th, 2021! Farmers and friends gathered to enjoy the fresh air and sunset on the most colourful speciality cut flower farm around. Thanks to owners and operators Sarah and Carl for hosting the third event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. We had the opportunity to walk through the entire specialty cut flower farm and hear from both passionate … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Specialty Cut Flower Farm Tour at Stone Meadow Gardens