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LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3.5 recently cultivated acres, SE Kelowna, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on February 11, 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 lovely 4.2 acre Southeast Kelowna farm (Black Raven Farm) is fully deer fenced and has farm gated access from Saucier Road. It is irrigated good soil with approximately 3.5 acres available to lease.  Former crops grown on this property include wine grapes, red and golden delicious apples, and Blackberries, Blueberries, Haskaps. The berries have been removed and approximately 2 acres of fall rye planted on the upper … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3.5 recently cultivated acres, SE Kelowna, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raven’s View Farm, Peachland, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on February 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 LAND This 4+ acre previously certified organic farm includes a 2-acre stone fruit (peaches/plums) orchard and 2+ acres of rich arable land available to be cultivated. Located in Peachland, BC, the orchard currently produces stone fruit for sale to master chefs in the Central Okanagan and Peachland Farmers Market. The land, which is on the unceded territory of Sylix People of the Okanagan Nation, has been farmed by the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raven’s View Farm, Peachland, BC

FARM JOB: Pouce Coupe, British Columbia – Wildwood Farm, Farm Team Member

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 04, 2021

ABOUT THE POSITION Wildwood Farm is looking for a Farm Team Member this season! You will get to be involved in all aspects of operating a mixed farm. We currently raise grass-fed cows, pastured pigs, and free-range chickens for eggs and meat. We milk a couple of dairy cows, and grow annual and perennial gardens for our fruits and vegetables. In trying to keep nutrient and life cycles continuous on our farm, we grow the grain for the pigs and chickens on farm, and grind some of it into flour for ourselves. The hay that our cows and horses require … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pouce Coupe, British Columbia – Wildwood Farm, Farm Team Member

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Hopyard on Mixed Farm – Sorrento, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on February 02, 2021 1 Comment

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 FARM Left Fields Organic Farm & Crannóg Ales together are a diversified farm and brewery in Sorrento. The farm has a web of infrastructure and activities, from a small laying flock and bees to cider and dessert apples, berries and soft fruits, nuts and the garden and seed production. There’s a wetland, pasture area and the basis of a commercial kitchen (still unlicensed but almost ready for licensing, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Hopyard on Mixed Farm – Sorrento, BC

Hot Crops in a Cold Climate: Tomato Security in Northern BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on January 28, 2021

growing tomatoes in the north hope farm organics

Hope Farm Organics grows vegetables near Willow River, BC, one hour outside of Prince George. The farm operates under a co-operative model, sharing resources, knowledge, skills and tools, to grow a diverse number of crops, foraged wild products and value-added products for the local markets. Tomato Production in Zone 3 Farming in the North is not for the faint at heart. Late frosts, early frosts, arctic fronts bringing in -30 °C hard freezes – how do they do it?! Many crops (think brassicas, root crops, potatoes, etc) readily adapt to the short, intense northern summer, where long summer days more … Continue reading Hot Crops in a Cold Climate: Tomato Security in Northern BC

Protein for the People: Regenerative Poultry Project Grows Food Sovereignty

Posted by Jolene Swain on January 25, 2021

The Power of Feeding Ourselves Concerns over food security in the Gitxsan Nation started well before the pandemic. During the Festival of What Works (full video below), Shannon McPhail of the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition shared concerns she heard from the Gitwangak hereditary chiefs of dwindling salmon runs and declining moose populations: “We need another option, whether it’s to give these stocks a break, or whether it’s a dark future where we can’t rely on them anymore.” Finding an alternative protein source for the region took shape in the form of a regenerative poultry project, as a way to strengthen the … Continue reading Protein for the People: Regenerative Poultry Project Grows Food Sovereignty

APPRENTICESHIP: LYTTON, BC – Stein Mountain Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 19, 2021

Stein Mountain Farm, lytton, apprenticeship, internship

Stein Mountain Farm in Lytton, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2021 season!  About Stein Mountain Farm We are located in the Fraser Canyon in a beautiful , natural, off grid setting. We have been farming organically since 1985. We are a family farm working together to grow quality produce for the Vancouver markets. We grow many varieties of heirloom tomatoes, peppers, garlic, onions, eggplants, cucumbers, carrots, beets, squash, basil, melons. We have 60 varieties of heirloom apples. We grow cherries, plums, pears, apricots. We use a tractor and tiller for cultivation and bed making, and rely on hand weeding, … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: LYTTON, BC – Stein Mountain Farm

FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2021 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Wild Antho is an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards peppered throughout the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap. Our primary focus is production of nucleus hives and queens. Honey production and pollination are also important to our operation. Our bee customers are big honey producers in the Prairies, right down to local hobbyist beekeepers. Our honey and hive product customers tend to be local and regional, but we do sell honey BC wide, and even into Alberta. At Wild Antho our values … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

APPRENTICESHIP: LYTTON, BC – Solstedt Organics

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 07, 2021

sostedt organics lytton farm job

Solstedt Organics in Lytton, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2021 season!  About Solstedt Organics Solstedt Organics is a certified organic, off-grid farm outside Lytton, BC. The farm is half orchard and half ground crops. We produce cherries, apricots, plums, peaches, apples, pears and grapes in the orchards and tomatoes, hot peppers, eggplant, zucchini, basil, melons, winter squash, radicchio and flowers in the gardens. The farm is very remote, located on the West side of the Fraser river, on the side of a mountain. We rely on solar power for energy and have gravity-fed water from a mountain creek. … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: LYTTON, BC – Solstedt Organics

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Bio-diverse farmstead and fields near Quesnel, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on December 17, 2020 2 Comments

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 131.5 acre parcel is just a 10 minute drive north of the City of Quesnel, in the Ten Mile Lake area. Approximately 50+/- acres are cleared and have been used for both pasture and forage with the potential to clear further acres of immature pine and poplar stands. The farm was most  recently leased for forage and garlic production. In 2020, approximately 60+ round bales were taken … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Bio-diverse farmstead and fields near Quesnel, BC