Okanagan Land Opportunity Roundup: April 2020

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 01, 2020

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Opportunities from the Okanagan Land Matcher

Here’s a round up of some of the properties that are available through the BC Land Matching Program for your farming future in the dreamy Okanagan, Shuswap, and Thompson Nicola regions! Whether you are looking for a small sized urban plot close to markets or a massive parcel for a large scale grain operation; a place you could park your tiny home, or somewhere that is all set up and ready to plant this week, there is something on this list for you.


South Okanagan

NARAMATA: 6. 5 Acre Apple Orchard Seeking Creative, Organic Farmers

Have an idea for a beautiful, productive and healthy growing space that benefits the both community and the environment?  There is lots of potential for collaboration on this 6.5 acre orchard.

Mary


NARAMATA: 3 Acres for Market Garden Available

Want to grow vegetable crops on a small-scale? And have a gorgeous sun set view over the lake every evening? This could be an opportunity to check out!

erica


Central Okanagan

KELOWNA: Gorgeous Little Homestead All Set Up for Your Farm Dreams

This 1 acre plot has been cultivated for many years already, so everything is in place for the next growers to step in. Passive solar greenhouse, shed, irrigation, berries, and rich, well tended soil al next to Mission Creek and minutes from market.

suemcloughlin


KELOWNA: Certified Organic Farm Ready to Plant

This land has been used to produce certified organic vegetables for many years, so it comes with all the necessary infrastructure. Looking for a responsible farmer with a good business plan and the fortitude to keep up with weeding.   The whole property is 4 acres with water coming from an artesian well.heimlich

LAKE COUNTRY: Pradha Farm seeking Farmers!

Pradha Farm is located on 54 acres in Oyama, BC. 10 acres is open to developing projects for growing local vegetables, and microgreens. The land is raw but includes enough water from the current well to irrigate 10 acres of land. Tiny homes welcomed on lower 10 acre parcel. Looking for experienced and skilled growers who are looking to launch their business but don’t have land to do so. 

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NORTH KELOWNA: Unique Long Term Land Lease

Two parcels owned by the City of Kelowna are available for lease at 3550 Bulman Rd. Parcel #1 is approx. 8.45 acres. The area has been fallow for many years and has perimeter fencing. The second parcel is approx. 7 acres and is wooded and unfenced. 

3550 Bulman Rd - Parcel # 1 & 2


North Okanagan

LUMBY: 150 Rural Acres Seeking

This land is currently producing hay and the land owners are seeking someone with fresh ideas and willingness to collaborate on turning this into a food producing heaven. Option to live on the land in an RV or tiny home. Work trade available.

doug and donna


LUMBY: Farming Opportunity with Housing

This is a genuine rural paradise, with lots of farming infrastructure already in place.   The owners are currently in the process of building additional accommodation for new farmers and are hoping to engage the interest of a young farmer(s) to discuss sharing existing operations and adding new opportunities. 

hammerl


Shuswap

SALMON ARM: Former Certified Organic Farm, Ready to Plant

Another small scale vegetable and flower farm all set up and ready for new farmers! There are 1.5 acres currently cultivated and there is the possibility of purchasing  a wash station, cooler and other tools from the former leasing farmers, Radical Bloom.

radicalbloom2


Thompson-Nicola

VINSULLA: Large Acreage with 3 Bedroom Home

150 acres which was been in hay for over 30 years, with a brief hiatus in ginseng, during the ginseng craze of the 90’s. This land has many barns and outbuildings, as well as water rights to the Thompson River and a 3 bedroom rancher style home.

brevik ranch

 

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