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ABOUT THE LAND
This land opportunity is located in the community of Creston, a town of just over 5000 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. Two years ago, the area previously had a crop of garlic.
Some of the land has been converted into a market garden already with lots of free space, while other areas would need a few stumps pulled, and some fencing, to be used for cultivation.
The land is just south of downtown Creston, across the Goat River, just off Highway 21. The land has some tree coverage and rich, fertile soil.
The land is currently farmed organically, with some vegetables, and berry bushes being harvested. The flat area is currently planted with fall rye to be tilled under in early spring adding nutrients to the soil.
There are several blackberry and raspberry bushes, as well as plum trees.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
The land owners reside on the property. A greenhouse and part of the garage are available for use by the farmer.
The situation is ideal for someone interested in having an organic market garden. There are water rights and no shortage.
The land and out buildings are available for lease in whole or in part on a short-term basis to start with possibility to renegotiate if the right fit.
GET IN TOUCH
This land opportunity is a participant in the B.C. Land Matching Program. If you are interested in this land opportunity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The B.C. Land Matching Program is funded in the Columbia Basin by the Province of British Columbia, with support from Columbia Basin Trust and the Real Estate Foundation of BC.