Blog Category: Kootenay Boundary

January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer

Posted by Alex on November 05, 2020

Join us online for farm workshops and networking at Columbia Basin Mixer! This year’s mixer will be hosted virtually throughout the month of January. Although we are not able to gather in person, we’re excited to bring you a stellar line-up of speakers from across the Columbia Basin and beyond! Join us for discussions about growing your farm, building diversified and resilient markets, climate mitigation, winter veggies, and more. We’ll also have online networking events and a farmer yoga session. The Mixer will be hosted in the Columbia Basin but is open to everyone who wants to join! In the … Continue reading January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer

Land Opportunity: 2 Acres of Field with Barn near Winlaw

Posted by Alex on August 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 2 acre field is situated in the Slocan Valley, close to Winlaw. There are a few small poplar saplings and some knapweed, but most of the field is tallgrass. The land had been used to pasture horses most recently and it is fenced with standard barbed wire fencing that is in need of minor repairs. Skunks, deer, and bears frequent the … Continue reading Land Opportunity: 2 Acres of Field with Barn near Winlaw

FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2020

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Goat River Farms Ltd in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Farm Hand! About Goat River Farms Ltd We raise a variety of animals from start to finish for meat sales We also have laying hens and keep bees. We process our own poultry on farm, as well as grow 95% of the hay and grains required for all of our animals on farm to ensure no gmo and no sprays used on the feed crops. We farm as sustainably and regeneratively as we can and work closely with wildlife biologists. We have invested in equipment to ease the workload, … Continue reading FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Goat River Farms Ltd, Farm Hand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 Acres of Forest and Field near Nelson, BC

Posted by Alex on July 27, 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 parcel of land consists of open fields, shrubs and forest. There are also some older, neglected fruit trees on the property. The land is mostly flat and there is a seasonal creek that runs through the property. The land is currently vacant and there are no buildings or fences. The owners plan on building a single-family home in the next 1–2 years. Zoning is currently … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 Acres of Forest and Field near Nelson, BC

JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Central Kootenay Food Policy Council, Engagement Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 20, 2020

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The Central Kootenay Food Policy Council is seeking a part-time Engagement Coordinator! Position Summary The Food Policy Council is team is seeking a part-time communication professional to deliver the Council’s communications on a range of platforms, to participate in the creation and delivery of meetings and public events (virtual and in-person), and to support the Executive Director in project delivery, development and fundraising. The ideal consultant will be based in the Central Kootenay Regional District and will have both knowledge of and passion for food systems, healthy communities, and policy. This contract will require a time commitment of roughly two … Continue reading JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Central Kootenay Food Policy Council, Engagement Coordinator

JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors, Communications Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 02, 2020

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The Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors are seeking a part-time communication professional to join their team! Contract Position: Communications Coordinator The KBFA team is seeking a part-time communication professional to develop and lead a communications strategy that will engage farmers and enhance information sharing in the agricultural community in the Kootenay and Boundary region. The ideal consultant will be based in the Kootenay Region and will have both knowledge and passion for the region’s agricultural sector. This contract will require a time commitment of roughly one day/week commencing on or about July 29, 2020 with an opportunity to renew based … Continue reading JOB: KOOTENAYS, BC – Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors, Communications Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-3 ACRES WITHIN 35 ACRES OF FOREST AND MEADOW LAND NEAR NELSON, BC

Posted by Alex on June 22, 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 The 35 acre parcel is located in Beasley, about a 10 minute drive from Nelson. The land available for farming is south facing with a gentle slope and is mostly forested with a meadow that has perennial grasses, wildflowers, and ferns. There is also a flat area at the bottom of the slope that has standing water in the early spring, and a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-3 ACRES WITHIN 35 ACRES OF FOREST AND MEADOW LAND NEAR NELSON, BC

FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2020

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Our Farmily photo by Thomas Nowaczynski Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Happy Hills Farm Happy Hills Farm is an expanding mixed-vegetable farm located in the beautiful Happy Valley area of Rossland, BC. We focus on regenerative farming practices, and strive to grow and provide a diverse array of farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, microgreens and other products for our community. We are eager to welcome another new Farm Hand to our team for the 2020 season who are keenly interested in sustainable local food production. Our farm is focused … Continue reading FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced pasture at alpaca farm in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 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 This land opportunity is located in Salmo, a community of just over 1000 people, 30 minutes south of Nelson. The land is currently developed as an alpaca farm, with several fenced pastures, farm buildings, implements and tools. The property has a a few fenced pastures available that are accessed from the road just off the highway. The residential lot has wifi and cell service. The driving time … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced pasture at alpaca farm in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for community-minded farmer with housing options in Castlegar, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 15, 2020 2 Comments

 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 Castlegar, a community of about 8000 people at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers, 40 minutes west of Nelson. The land is currently being developed as a homestead with a small orchard, market garden, greenhouse and chicken coop. The property has areas that are still raw and unfenced, accessed from the same driveway as the main residence. The residential … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for community-minded farmer with housing options in Castlegar, BC