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ABOUT THE LAND
This idyllic 6.48 acre property on the Naramata bench is mostly planted out in apple orchard on a west facing slope. The varieties currently planted are Spartans, Macintosh and Red Delicious with an average annual harvest of 40,000 lbs. There is also a pear block with Anjou and Bartlett varieties that produces about 8000 lbs per year. The orchard is currently leased out until November 2020. The owners have installed a new irrigation system throughout which could be altered to suit a variety of new crops.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The owners are interested in seeing the land transition to organic methods and are interested in any creative possibilities a potential leasing farmer might bring to the table! The apple trees are gorgeous, but aging and so they are open to replanting with a different crop; annuals, perennials, berries, flowers, nuts…. They are open to partnerships, collaboration and learning opportunities. The long term vision is to create a beautiful, productive and healthy growing space that benefits the both community and the environment.
GET IN TOUCH!
This land opportunity is participating in the BC Land Matching Program. Get in touch with the Okanagan Land Matcher, Tessa, at email@example.com for more information.
Check out the UMap Listing at : https://maps.youngagrarians.org/locations/55951-BLOCK-39-DL-210-SDYD-PLAN-575-EXCEPT-PLAN-42300
To learn more about the BC Land Matching Program and other land opportunities, visit https://youngagrarians.org/tools/land/
The B.C. Land Matching Program is funded in the Okanagan by the Province of British Columbia, with support from the Real Estate Foundation of B.C. and the Regional District of North Okanagan.