Blog Category: Kootenay Boundary

FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Morris Flowers Garden Centre, Assistant Grower

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2021

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Morris Flowers Garden Centre in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Assistant Grower! ABOUT Morris Flowers Garden Centre The Garden Centre has been in operation for about 50 years, we are a mixed operation of a Garden Centre, nursery, Greenhouse, and flower shop. We also have a mixed garden, we also have 5000 acres of farm land that is used for hay, grain, tree fruits, berries and cattle production. We sell direct to consumer, export, wholesale and retail, resorts and restaurants. We use all sorts of machinery, from small hand tools to large equipment. The people of yaqan nukiy have … Continue reading FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Morris Flowers Garden Centre, Assistant Grower

Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021

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Indigenous-Led Vision Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative is an Indigenous-led collaboration of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, Ktunaxa Nation, Secwépemc Nation, Canada and British Columbia. Salmon have been blocked from returning to the Canadian portion of the upper Columbia River for more than 80 years. The long-term vision is to return salmon stocks for Indigenous food, social and ceremonial needs, and to benefit the region’s residents and ecosystems as a whole. Learn more about this Initiative… Indigenous Rights and Responsibility Reintroducing salmon concerns Indigenous rights and responsibility. This Initiative is located in unceded Indigenous territories. Life-altering losses … Continue reading Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative

2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 20, 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. Spring is just around the corner and now is the time to think about land if you’re wanting to get your farm dream off the ground in 2021! Check out these NEW and unique land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land … Continue reading 2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 19, 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 farming opportunity is located in between the communities of Harrop and Procter nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The landowners that reside on this property in Sunshine Bay are looking for organized and enterprising folks to farm commercially on their land! There are between 2 and 5 acres available for production, wether for a market garden operation, perennials, herbs, small livestock, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Garden Space, Land + Llamas in Harrop-Procter

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Organic Market Garden for Farm Gate & CSA

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 19, 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 the 6 mile bench about 10 minutes east of Nelson on the north shore of the west arm of Kootenay Lake. In the upper portion of the property is a fenced orchard consisting of roughly 30 cherry trees which is being expanded. The gardens are about one acre in size with south facing exposure and full deer fence surrounding it. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Organic Market Garden for Farm Gate & CSA

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 2021 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 on a commercial farm in the Columbia Valley, between Golden and Radium, in the rural community of Spillamacheen. The property is immediately adjacent to the Pacific Flyway & Columbia Wetlands. The land has several pasture gardens, including 3x 15′ by 50′ tilled gardens and one 15′ by 25′ bed, with two Farmer’s Friend caterpillars/hoop houses developed and negotiable. There are also at … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 unfenced acres for market garden in Shoreacres

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 landowners of this rural residential property in Shoreacres, between Nelson and Castlegar, are looking for the right farmer/s to grow a market garden on their 2 acres of unfenced, flat land.  The land is flat with good sun exposure and has access to water for irrigation from an on-site well. To be put into production, the land would need to be fenced, tilled and the soil … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 unfenced acres for market garden in Shoreacres

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 land owners of this opportunity near Golden are looking for the right farmer/s and food producers to take over the management of the licensed meat cutting and wrapping facility they operated for years. It is the only one located in the region. The land has a small orchard for livestock, 2 large gardens with herbs and veggies and lots of room for additional gardens and a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 Located about 40 minutes from Nelson, BC, the landowner of this 70 acre property in the Slocan Valley is looking for like-minded and experienced farmers to help with food forest planting and developing garden spaces, as well as mushroom-log cutting and inoculating and many other side projects. The land is largely forested up the hillside above the Slocan River, with a few opening on the benches above … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley

Resources & Recap – Columbia Basin Mixer 2021

Posted by Alex on January 07, 2021

Thank you to everyone who has been participating in the Columbia Basin Mixer! We’ve had some incredible workshops so far and we can’t wait to share all the great learning with everyone. On this page, you’ll find the needs and opportunities that people wish to share, many farming resources to help you bring your farming to the next level, and a recap of all the workshops (including recordings where possible) from the Mixer. Enjoy the resources and recap for the Columbia Basin Mixer! Don’t forget to check out the full schedule for the Columbia Basin Mixer and to register for … Continue reading Resources & Recap – Columbia Basin Mixer 2021