LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow industrial hemp for construction, Lillooet, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 09, 2020 6 Comments

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ABOUT THE LAND

We are a 10 year established eco resort on the Fraser River and will be building hemp micro homes and tiny hemphomes in the near future on the property for additional guest accommodation to add to our existing yurts, domes and cabins. We will also sell them to the public looking for eco friendly, sustainable, passive solar, fire and mold-proof housing. Its time to adapt to climate change and start building with a renewable fiber like hemp that can be harvested in 14 weeks vs conventional stick frame toxic houses that go up in smoke in minutes in a wildfire. (Fact 2.5 acres of hemp can produce a 1250 sq ft house) We need lots of hemp hurd to make hempcrete and hempblocks.

If we can find a young couple interested in growing and harvesting hemp on our property there might also be an opportunity for them to get involved in the construction side of things helping us build, market and sell the hemp houses if they are interested.

There is no housing on the property, but potential landseekers could bring their own (hook ups available), or commute from one of the nearby communities.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

The land is situated on the  bench of the Fraser River at 600 feet elevation between Lytton and Lillooet (12 km south of Lillooet). The lower field is 75 ft above the river and the upper bench is at 400ft. The Fraser river bed sandy soil has good drainage, and land has good access to water in a great sunny and dry climate. A large productive carrot farm is just down the road! There are over 60 acres available for hemp production on the lower bench, with potential for another few hundred acres on the upper bench. Some of the land has been used for haying, and the rest is uncultivated in a region with high agricultural potential.

Interested in learning more?

If you are interested in this land opportunity or looking for support developing a lease agreement, please contact jolene@youngagrarians.org.

This land opportunity is available through the B.C. Land Matching Program.

Check out the UMAP listing at: https://maps.youngagrarians.org/locations/55966-LAND-OPPORTUNITY-Grow-industrial-hemp-for-construction-Lilloet-BC

For more land opportunities, and to learn about the B.C. Land matching program, please visit youngagrarians.org/land.


The B.C. Land Matching Program is funded in Central and Northern B.C. by the Province of British Columbia, with support from the Real Estate Foundation of B.C.

6 thoughts on “LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow industrial hemp for construction, Lillooet, BC

    1. Hi Pete,

      Thanks for your message. The Land Matcher for the region, Jolene, will reach out to you via email about this opportunity. Keep an eye on your inbox!

      Cheers,
      Michi

  1. Hello, we are a young couple looking to work farms. We have our own travel trailer and would like more information on Lillooet hemp farm. Thank you

    1. Hi Kayla,

      Thanks for your comment. Our land matcher for this opportunity, Jolene, will reach out to you via email.

      Cheers,
      Michi

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