LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres of Undeveloped Land for Farm Use – Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 16, 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 7 acre property is mostly forested with about 2 acres of land that has been clear in the past and used for hobby farming, but has been left fallow in recent years. The 2 acre field was cultivated in spring 2021 and is now overgrown with blackberries. There is a 8 gpm well on the property that would be available for agricultural use and there is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres of Undeveloped Land for Farm Use – Central Saanich, BC

OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 16, 2021

flax fibre processing

You’re invited to an outside in-person and hands-on workshop in Nelson all about flax fibre processing presented by Young Agrarians and the EartHand Gleaners Society. This is the sixth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The workshop will be led by Jaymie Johnson, member of EartHand Gleaners Society. Jaymie first grew flax for fibre … Continue reading OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

Growing Change Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 14, 2021

We’re thrilled to be partnering with Growers and Co. to provide small-scale regenerative farmers with equipment, knowledge and financial support so they can better feed their communities and provide access to healthy, locally-grown food through the Growing Change Program.  True change comes from farmer-led, community-based, and boots-on-the-ground innovators. We are here to support the problem-solvers and change-makers working to grow food for their communities. How the Growing Change Program works A portion of each purchase from Growers and Co. goes towards the program, which focusses on long term solutions to create positive impacts on farmers, their communities and the planet. … Continue reading Growing Change Program

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 to 30 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – SQUAMISH, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 13, 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 1 to 30 acres of this 160 acre property in Squamish are available for lease. Smaller (1 acre) or larger plots are available to farmers from the surrounding community. The land may be divided into parcels to accommodate multiple farmers focused on sustainable growing methods (without pesticides). There is a small barn and farm office on the property. There is access to well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 to 30 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – SQUAMISH, BC

Business Bootcamp Speakers

Posted by Alex on September 13, 2021

The Business Bootcamp for New Farmers features a carefully selected team of exceptional speakers that will help you get your farm business off the ground! Learn from these amazing first-generation farmers and business experts. The next Business Bootcamp starts in early October. Make sure to register soon! Note that all these speakers have contributed content to the Business Bootcamp but some may not be present during the live sessions due to scheduling conflicts.  Shelby Montgomery was born and raised in Mohkinstsis, on Treaty 7 land in the settler-city of Calgary. By day, she works for a food access charity. In … Continue reading Business Bootcamp Speakers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 10, 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 5 – 7 acres of this 10 acre property in Langley is available for lease. The land is slightly sloped (but relatively even grade) and well drained. The land was previously hayed. There is access to well water and electricity. With a gravel driveway, there is easy access. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners live on the property and would like to see the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

We’re hiring! Young Agrarians E-Learning Facilitator

Posted by Alex on September 10, 2021

Deadline for Applications: September 20th, 2021 Start Date: October 4th, 2021 This job is funded through an Eco-Canada Wage Subsidy and requires the successful applicant to be: 30 years of age or younger Unemployed, underemployed, or a student/recent graduate  Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS A Canadian Charity, the mission of Agrarians Foundation is to educate the public by providing courses, seminars, workshops, and counselling about agriculture, farming, food processing, entrepreneurship, community economic development and environmental sustainability. It’s Grow-a-Farmer strategy Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer2farmer educational resource network that delivers programs year round to increase … Continue reading We’re hiring! Young Agrarians E-Learning Facilitator

SEPT 26, 2021: AGASSIZ, BC – Land Social at Abundance Community Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 10, 2021

Land Social at Abundance Sep 26-01

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Abundance Community Farm in Agassiz, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event.  Abundance Community Farm is a novel experiment in collective farming and community building. Their mission is to create a community culture around creative expression, meaningful connection, and sustainable food production. The farm is owned by an individual, but is cooperatively managed by a collective of 4 additional core residents and various summer residents. … Continue reading SEPT 26, 2021: AGASSIZ, BC – Land Social at Abundance Community Farm

EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 10, 2021

Wildwood Farm located just outside of Pouce Coupe has been Tim and Linda’s home for nearly 50 years! Draft horses are used in farm work where ever possible from garden and field tillage to milling their own grain. Beef cattle, milk cows, hogs, and laying hens are all raised here and make this farm so special. They are planning the next steps for the farm with developing a non-family farm transition and succession plan. Welcoming 18 attendees to join 6 hosts on Saturday September 4, we were so fortunate to tour the farm, develop new connections and network, learn about … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Wildwood Farm Land Social – Dawson Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Bedroom Suite with garden for food production available for rent – Cowichan Station, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 10, 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 housing opportunity comes with an established garden with raised beds, small greenhouse, raspberries and a small orchard which is available for the tenants use. The owners would like to rent to tenants who will put the garden to its fullest use and will maintain it as a food producing resource. Water is limited, so irrigation must be done mindfully, and drought resistant/low water requirement crops would … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Bedroom Suite with garden for food production available for rent – Cowichan Station, BC