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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on November 14, 2022

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 bio-diverse land (60-acres in total), from the early 1970’s until 2004, was the homestead of the co-founders of the international Greenpeace movement (Jim and Marie Bohlen), and was named “The Greenpeace Farm”. For the past 18 years, it was “The Hermitage” – a Buddhist retreat and meditation practice centre. The land offered space for a community garden and potato patch for the locals. In 2022, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Gardening at Farm-To-Tap Brewery – Nanoose Bay, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on November 03, 2022

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 Located in Nanoose Bay, a small seaside community on the east coast of Vancouver Island, this 18-acre farm is home to a bustling Farm-To-Tap Brewery and Gourmet Eatery. Here, craft beers are made from farm-grown barley, and the unpretentious west coast fare is lovingly prepared using fresh local ingredients. The majority of the land is used for barley production, and U-pick blueberries (which is a local … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Gardening at Farm-To-Tap Brewery – Nanoose Bay, BC

SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

Posted by Fai Hui on August 30, 2022 2 Comments

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm in Surrey, 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. Come learn from leasing farmers Krystyna and Jason about Seed of Life Farm, a mixed vegetable and cut flower operation, on the former location of Zaklan Farm. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Krystyna and Jason were matched with Doug and Gemma of Zaklan Farm. Transition plans and … Continue reading SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

Posted by Fai Hui on August 04, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Common Acres in Squamish, 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, co-hosted with the Squamish Food Policy Council. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) has established the region’s first community farm on one acre of previously fallow ALR land on Easter Seals grounds, located centrally in Squamish, BC. Common Acres Community Farm subleased ¼ acre plots to … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 21, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm in Saanich, B.C! Want to connect with fellow farmers and food lovers? Come out to take a break, share food, and nerd out on farming on August 14th! Farmer Katie runs Peas n’ Carrots Farm on leased land she accessed through the B.C. Land Matching Program. Now in her second full year on the land, she grows mixed vegetables for a CSA, her onsite farm stand and two farmers’ markets. Production is focused on the food staples that keep Katie’s family fed and ignite a passion for … Continue reading AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quiet Half Acre for Agricultural Use – East Sooke, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 20, 2022

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 half acre of land is a mostly flat plateau nestled a 14 acre property that slopes southwest towards the ocean on the other side of the road. The area is very quiet and peaceful, surrounded by nature. The property is mostly forested with just a few small cleared areas. The available space has not been farmed but was cleared several years ago and then left … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quiet Half Acre for Agricultural Use – East Sooke, BC

JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

Posted by Fai Hui on June 24, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor  Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows in Agassiz, B.C.! Miellie Meadows is a certified organic farm that supplies the local community with seasonal fruits, vegetables and specialty Items. The farm itself is situated on Agassiz’s high ground, and has been farmed organically for at least 57 years and counting. The current growing space consists of 7,000 square feet of garden beds, an 800 square foot unheated greenhouse, over 20 mature blueberry bushes, and boasts a 35 tree apple tree orchard from the famed Brae Island Heritage Apple Orchard in Fort Langley. With a sound and stable … Continue reading JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 21, 2022

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 A one acre established market garden is available for lease in the Comox Valley. This plot is currently under production will be available to new growers for the 2023 or 2024 season. It is irrigated, fenced, fertile, has neutral ph, great sun exposure and road/highway access. The owners have been running a successful market garden onsite for eight years and have set up lots of infrastructure. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

Posted by Tessa Thompson on June 16, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries in Keremeos, 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. Come learn from farmers Josh Brown, Erik Knechtel, David Lemieux, and Dejan Nad of Similkameen Nurseries Ltd., an organic nursery business specializing in fruit trees.  They are an operation on approx 20 acres of leased land. Established in 2015 in Cawston, BC, the business has grown to be one of the largest … Continue reading JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 10, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Wild Bee Florals in Courtenay, 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.  Come learn from leasing farmer Thanu about Wild Bee Florals, a cut flower operation on two neighbouring properties in Courtenay, on a total of one acre of leased land. Thanu reached out to start a conversation about a search for land through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019 when she was planning her … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals