LAND OPPORTUNITY: WEST CRESTON SHARED LAND WITH HOUSING

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 05, 2019

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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 the community of West Creston, a rural residential area 10 minutes west of Creston, located in the Creston Valley south of Kootenay Lake and just north of the border. The property boasts several acres of cultivable land on fertile soil. Some of the land has been converted into a market garden already with lots of free space, while other areas would need a few … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: WEST CRESTON SHARED LAND WITH HOUSING

Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 03, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 365- On Beeing-  99% Invisible Farmers have known for centuries that putting a hive of honeybees in an orchard results in more blossoms becoming cherries, almonds, apples and the like.  Yet it’s only in the last 30 years that pollination services have become such an enormous part of American agriculture. Today, bees have become more livestock than wild creatures, little winged cows, that depend on humans for food and shelter. On Beeing Listen to the full episode: https://99percentinvisible.org/?s=+365&post_type[]=episode&post_type[]=article&paged= Subscribe to 99% Invisible on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/99-invisible/id394775318?i=1000446314839 Share This With a Farming Friend … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

VANCOUVER, BC: 2020 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Seth Friedman on August 31, 2019

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The 2020 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a seven-month (April – October), or as a five-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (approximately 20 hours per week), and is designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program is often taken as a non-credit Certificate program; however, 6-9 academic credits are available for interested students. Participants gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and a network … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2020 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Science of Holistic Grazing- Down to Earth: The Planet to Plate Podcast Released July 16, 2019 Richard Teague is Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University. He shares with us his deep understanding of the science of holistic management, soil science, and the psychology of changing over to new practices and paradigms.   Listen to the full episode: https://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/the-science-of-holistic-grazing Subscribe to Down To Earth Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?i=1000444576956 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small-scale poultry farm and egg grading station in Harrop

Posted by Hailey Troock on August 28, 2019

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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 Harrop, a small community nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The property is home to a small-scale poultry farm and the only Federally certified and inspected Egg Grading Station in the West Kootenay. The current owners have lived in Harrop for almost 30 years. They officially started a farm producing eggs in 2008. The farm houses … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small-scale poultry farm and egg grading station in Harrop

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 acre of flat, shaded land in central Grand Forks

Posted by Hailey Troock on August 28, 2019

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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 the community of Grand Forks, less than 5 minutes west of the downtown area. This land boasts half of an acre of flat, largely shaded land that has never been farmed. With some rock removal and soil development, the unfenced land has water access and could be suitable for small-plot vegetable production. Other potential uses include bee-keeping or a greenhouse, though the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 acre of flat, shaded land in central Grand Forks

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Certified organic farm in Passmore, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on August 26, 2019

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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 Passmore, a small but engaged community situated on the banks of the Little Slocan River just south of the Valhalla mountain range. The property has 8 acres of cultivable land surrounded by woodlot and wetland on a total of 37 acres. The current owners have owned the land for 45 years and have farmed it intensively and organically for over 20 years. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Certified organic farm in Passmore, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Silver Creek, BC, Farm Land and Housing

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on August 22, 2019

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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 Approximately 4 acres of land in Silver Creek, 15 minutes from Salmon Arm situated on an existing 54 acre piece of land currently being farmed by the Voth’s owners and operators of Hillside Dreams Goat Dairy. https://www.hillsidedreamsgoatdairy.com/ The soil has been commercially farmed for hay and corn for many years and has been getting annual composted goat manure added. The land will be ready to use for the 2020 growing … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Silver Creek, BC, Farm Land and Housing

Farmer Podcast Club: How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples– Grain on the Brain Released June 25, 2019 Organic grain expert Joanne Thiessen Martens talks about taking soil samples and plant tissue samples and how it can help you make management decisions on your farm.   Listen to the full episode: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/how-to-take-soil-and-plant-tissue-samples/id1465845174?i=1000442715906 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down to sign up below! Find Past Episodes on Our Blog We’ll post weekly podcasts so … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: How to Take Soil and Plant Tissue Samples

FARM JOB + ACCOMMODATION: PEACHLAND, BC – The Homestead Organic Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2019

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The Homestead Organic Farm in Peachland, BC is seeking a couple to live and work on the farm long term! About The Homestead Organic Farm We have been farming  organically at our 120 year old Homestead in Peachland, BC, for 33 years. We raised produce commercially for the past 32 years, but are currently only growing hay for sale. We still have gardens, berries, fruit, and a greenhouse. Desired Qualities We are  looking for someone, preferably a couple, who is interested in living and working on an organic farm, long term.  The qualities we are looking for are honesty, a good communicator, … Continue reading FARM JOB + ACCOMMODATION: PEACHLAND, BC – The Homestead Organic Farm