Tag Archives: BCagri

FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land to grow pizza – Peachland, BC

Posted by Pascale Schittecatte on March 26, 2024

We have more land seekers and 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 FARMER Patricia Guest has been a visionary farmer, chef and food security supporter since 1979. She started one of the first agri-tourism operations in the Okanagan, which she ran from 1990 to 2003. She has been on a mission to introduce farm-fresh, local and organic ingredients to anyone who will listen. After starting My Country Garden in Kelowna in 1990, Patricia wrote a food and … Continue reading FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land to grow pizza – Peachland, BC

FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land for established sheep farmer – Langley, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on February 02, 2024

We have more land seekers and 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 FARMER Born into a sheep farming family, Johanna Walker is a third generation shepherdess in the Fraser Valley. Johanna has been farming since as long as she can remember, and has been shearing sheep since she was 13 years old. For over 20 years now, she has served as one of the only sheep shearers in the province.  After the passing of her mother several … Continue reading FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land for established sheep farmer – Langley, BC

FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Kat Roger on January 22, 2024

Join Darcy Smith, YA’s BC Land Matching Program Manager, and Pascale Schittecatte, YA’s Okanagan Land Matcher, to learn the tools for effective land sharing negotiations. Learn about communication styles, compromising with integrity and maximizing mutual benefit for both farmers and landholders. This session will feature easy-to-adopt tips for having great collaborative conversations so you can work together to figure out the terms of your land sharing relationship. We will emphasize communication tools that, when used effectively, can ensure longevity, stability and respect in your land-sharing relationship. Discover how to assess your own and others’ communication styles and build a toolbox … Continue reading FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

Posted by Nyree Marsh on January 22, 2024

Are you a rancher wondering what transition looks like for you? Do you have farmland that isn’t being cultivated? Are you farming land without a formal agreement? Are you interested in sharing farmland and don’t know how to get started? ASK A LAND MATCHER! Join Land Matcher Nyree Marsh to network and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) can support you. Nyree will share information and answer questions about leasing land, the land matching process and farm transition. Kip Cantrell of Thistle Farm will join Nyree to share his experience with the BCLMP and talk about farming … Continue reading FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

Posted by Kat Roger on January 09, 2024 2 Comments

Join Kendall Ballantine, the founder of Marketing for Farmers and Central Park Farms to learn about how to market your new farm business. What’s the best marketing channel for your farm? Weekly CSA boxes, farmers’ markets, online sales, events or all of the above and more? Join this webinar to learn about the marketing channels available to entrant (and seasoned) farmers. You will learn about the pros and cons of each marketing channel, and develop the skills to identify which marketing channel(s) will best meet the needs of your farm and your customer base. We will share tips, tricks and … Continue reading FEB 21, 2024: ONLINE – How to Market a New Farm with Kendall Ballantine

FEB 7, 2024: ONLINE – Land Leasing 101

Posted by Kat Roger on January 08, 2024

Join Darcy Smith, YA’s B.C. Land Matching Program Manager, to learn about the nuts and bolts of land access in B.C. Got Land? Want Land? This webinar will walk you through the A to Z of finding land or a farmer and developing a land sharing relationship.  Learn about leasing in B.C., legal considerations, and how to build and maintain mutually beneficial land agreements. Each step of the way, you will get a taste of the services available to farmers and farmland holders through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP).  This webinar will focus on what it takes to build … Continue reading FEB 7, 2024: ONLINE – Land Leasing 101

FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 14, 2023 2 Comments

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Okanagan Land Matcher, Pascale Schittecatte will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal considerations, and … Continue reading FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land to grow kiwis in the Cowichan Valley – Vancouver Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on October 27, 2023

We have more land seekers and 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 FARMER Roger has been farming avocados, macadamia nuts and passionfruit in South Africa for 18 years in collaboration with his Canadian wife, Charlotte, who has been living in South Africa with Roger for the past 14 years. They now have a 2-year old daughter, and are immigrating back to Canada. Vancouver Island is where they feel at home and they are excited to be close … Continue reading FARMER LOOKING FOR LAND: Seeking land to grow kiwis in the Cowichan Valley – Vancouver Island, BC

NOV 26, 2023: Langley, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on October 18, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith, Program Coordinator Kat Roger, and new Metro Vancouver Land Matcher will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal … Continue reading NOV 26, 2023: Langley, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre for Chickens, Bees, and Market Gardening – Cowichan Bay, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on October 17, 2023

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 2.5-acre ALR land is conveniently located in Cowichan Bay, only 10 minutes outside of downtown Duncan, in the heart of the Cowichan Valley. It offers great access to market and housing options in town. There is approximately 1 acre of fenced livestock enclosure awaiting a new farmer. It has natural grass, periodically grazed by the neighbour’s sheep (about 8 of them), but not currently used … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre for Chickens, Bees, and Market Gardening – Cowichan Bay, BC