Blog Category: British Columbia

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5-15 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 07, 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 long, rectangular 18 acre property is divided into 3 parcels separated by trees. The land is flat and grassy. Municipal water is available. Due to the water source, water conserving methods would likely be required. There is a tenant occupied home on the property. The land is fenced in, and the owner plans to create a separate driveway. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5-15 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

Got a new greenhouse or poly tunnel and wondering what varieties to plant? Experiencing issues with low yields or disease in your greenhouse? Check out this interview with Gemma McNeill, Owner-Operator of Zaklan Farm, a suburban microfarm in Surrey, British Columbia. Once you’ve gleaned some wisdom from Gemma, you may want to learn more. We recommend you follow up by reading an outline on how to select vegetable varieties for greenhouse growing, plus recommendations for the best greenhouse tomato, pepper, cucumber, eggplant, and lettuce varieties to try, from Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Photo above is of Gemma by Zaklan Farm. Greenhouse … Continue reading How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew – Part Time

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

River and Sea Flowers in Vancouver, BC is seeking a part-time Farm Crew member! ABOUT River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a small family farm growing certified organic cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, just 30 km from Vancouver. Established on shared family land in 2016, we grow a huge diversity of flowers on just over an acre, split between the field and a few stationary, rolling and heated hoop houses. Our harvest season goes from April right through to November. We attend farmer’s markets, supply florists and a farm gate stand, run a … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew – Part Time

FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Pomona Orchard, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 03, 2021

Pomona Orchard in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Farm hand! ABOUT Pomona Orchard Pomona Orchard is located in Kelowna, the third largest city in the province of British Columbia. This region in the Okanagan Valley is known for its clarity of four seasons, lots of sunshine, and soil rich with organic and mineral contents. The great contrast in temperature between day and night is optimized for sugar formation and accumulation in fruits and thus is the best region for growing fruit trees. Fruit trees in Pomona Orchard are grown on a slope facing southwest, which gets the most energy from … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Pomona Orchard, Farm Hand

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Crofton/Duncan, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 02, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton and Duncan, BC is seeking a Farm Worker! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving crops in … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Crofton/Duncan, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Pemberton Haven Farms , Farm/Growing Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 02, 2021

Pemberton Haven Farms in Pemberton, BC is seeking a Farm/Growing Manager! ABOUT Pemberton Haven Farms We are a market garden farm growing in the beautiful Pemberton Meadows 10 minutes up Pemberton Meadows Rd from Pemberton BC. Our crops include Carrots, Beets, Head Lettuce, Radish, Turnip, Kale to name a few. We utilize the 30″ raised bed system, we minimize tillage, we broadfork and amend our beds with organic components to enhance fertility. Our favourite farm machine is the BCS. We sell our produce to Grocery Stores, Restaurants and Hotels along the Sea to Sky corridor. We believe in growing high … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Pemberton Haven Farms , Farm/Growing Manager

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 01, 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 22-acre Royston property is quiet and surrounded by forest, yet only 10 minutes from downtown Courtenay. 10-13 acres of pasture is available for lease for rotational grazing of livestock. The field has only been hayed in recent years. Drainage is good throughout most of the field and animals can overwinter here. Most of the field’s perimeter is fenced with barbed wire, and electric fencing could be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10+ Acre Field for Livestock Rotational Grazing – Courtenay, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2400 Square Foot Commercial Greenhouse for Lease – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 01, 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 40 acre mostly forested property is home to a 2400 square foot (30 x 84 ft) commercial closed unit greenhouse, made by BW Greenhouse. The concrete floor has propane powered radiant heat, and the building has a water catchment system from rain gutters running the length of the greenhouse that fill four 10,000 water cisterns. The previous grower did not need additional water to this supply, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2400 Square Foot Commercial Greenhouse for Lease – Black Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 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 land opportunity is located just north of downtown Salmo and about 30 minutes south of Nelson. The property borders the Salmo River and is located just off the highway. The flat field area being offered for lease is about three acres in size with sunny exposure. The land is unfenced but there is a well on the property and a water license application in progress. ABOUT … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 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 land opportunity is located in Krestova, a small community in the Crescent Valley about 15 minutes from both Castlegar and Nelson. The sunny property is mostly cleared of trees and unfenced. It is located on a plateau in central Krestova with a slightly sloping aspect and well-draining soil. The area available is about 2 acres but the property is on community water so there is limited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova