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VANCOUVER, BC: 2022 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Seth Friedman on October 13, 2021 2 Comments

The 2022 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April – October), or as a four-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (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 … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2022 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Regenerative Farm in Telkwa

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on October 01, 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.p> ABOUT THE LAND Beautiful regenerative farm just outside the town of Telkwa. This 18-acre farm integrates a variety of small livestock (sheep, pigs, poultry), bees, gardens, and an orchard with regenerative farming practices. With plans of expanding and developing their compost and vermi-compost, this land opportunity has so much to offer! ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The established gardens (with room for expansion!) are the primary focus of the land opportunity for an … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Regenerative Farm in Telkwa

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Farm in Beautiful Prince George

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on August 03, 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 153 acre turn key farm located in the North West outskirts of beautiful Prince George has it all! A well kept 1989 farmhouse, industrial shop, many outbuildings (hen houses, storage sheds, greenhouse, two pole barns), and roughly 80 acres in hay production. The remaining land is forested and wetlands. In amongst neighboring farms lies Vivian Lake and Sylvan lake, Ness Lake Regional Park and the Eskers Provincial … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Farm in Beautiful Prince George

Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 26, 2021

We’re thrilled to be working with young farmer Ruth, born and raised in Barcelona, Catalunya who moved to Canada 13 years ago and has landed in Prince George, BC. She currently has a 1/4 acre garlic crop (and a newborn!) on leased land she found with support from the B.C. Land Matching Program. How did you decide you wanted to lease land and what was your dream property? I decided I wanted to lease out of necessity as I do not have access to the financial means to own a property big enough to grown my business – literally-. My … Continue reading Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2021

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 10, 2021

Bountiful Bay Farm & Nursery is an up and coming farm located in Sooke, BC. Once a week, farm owners Ashley Currie and her partner, Aidan, watched a pre-recorded video with their morning coffee while taking detailed notes from farm experts. These videos were part of the Young Agrarians (YA) Business Bootcamp, a five-week long online course that helps new farmers build their business plans. Ashley spoke with the YA team to talk about her personal experience with the Bootcamp. Ashley’s love for growing things began in university when she started growing plants from seed in her windowsill. She was … Continue reading Florals with Ashley Currie – Business Bootcamp Stories

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Market Garden Operation, 1.5 acres in Summerland, B.C

Posted by Tessa Thompson on June 09, 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 OPPORTUNITY This land opportunity will be available in the fall of 2022/ spring of 2023. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to take over a turn key market garden plot in the Trout Creek area of Summerland, BC. This 1.5 acre plot has been farmed by Jerome Gagne of Medley Organics for the past 6 years. He is moving on to a larger property on which … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Market Garden Operation, 1.5 acres in Summerland, B.C

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Remote farming in the vast expanse of the Chilcotin Plateau, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on May 19, 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 Looking to get away from it all? Nestled in a very remote valley, in a very remote region, this West Chilcotin property can be found somewhere between Anahim Lake and Bella Coola. Access is by snowmobile for 5 months of the year, and via a rough bush road after that. Other residents in the area include bears, biting insects, and a very small community of homesteaders and ranchers. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Remote farming in the vast expanse of the Chilcotin Plateau, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 17 Acres with Housing in Tappen, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on May 18, 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 The whole property is 27 acres and located 20 minutes from Salmon Arm. Currently 10 acres is fenced for horses with shelters, round pen and frost free hydrants. The homes and parking areas are part of that 10 acres. The rest of the land is what is available for lease. Approximately 17 acres which has been in hay production for 15-20 years. The owners would like to lease … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 17 Acres with Housing in Tappen, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Vacant Acres on an Apple Orchard in Lake Country, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on May 18, 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 property, located in Lake Country, is 10 acres. Most of the land is planted out in Gala apples, with a block of Ambrosias. The land owners manage the apple orchard themselves, but have cleared a 2 acre parcel towards the front of the property, which is the area they would like to lease out. The soil is a well-drained and sandy and there is an excellent functioning … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Vacant Acres on an Apple Orchard in Lake Country, BC