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LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acre Property for Farm Development – Comox, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 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 80 acre property is surrounded by forest and located near the Powell River ferry in Comox. Deforested by the previous owners, the current landowners have recently cleared about 30 acres of stumps and are looking for a farmer to bring the land into food production. About 45 acres, behind a creek that bisects the property, is still in stumps. The land is mostly level and has … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acre Property for Farm Development – Comox, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage for Agricultural Production – Saanichton, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 20, 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 in rural Saanich has at least 10+ acres available for agricultural use by someone with a vision. Most of the available area is sloped and is overgrown with blackberries and broom, but some of the area is flat and in pasture (perhaps about 1 acre). Water access is from ponds on the property, and some waterline infrastructure is in place. No fencing or outbuildings. Soil … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage for Agricultural Production – Saanichton, BC

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres with 2 Bedroom Farmhouse for Long Term Lease – Mill Bay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 12, 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 2.35 acres with a 2 bedroom farmhouse is available for lease as soon as May 1 or 15. An approximately 1 acre pasture was previously grazed by horses, and additional smaller growing spaces around the property are available for use as well. A triangular area with good tree/shrub cover is an ideal space for a chicken or duck run. About .35 sloping acres is forested, on … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres with 2 Bedroom Farmhouse for Long Term Lease – Mill Bay, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2-4 ACRE FARM LAND – MAPLE RIDGE, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on March 25, 2021 4 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 approx 2-4 acres of farmland is part of a larger property with a home that is occupied by the landowner. The land has access to well and stream water. The owner would like to make the land available to a quiet, responsible, trustworthy farmer for growing fruits or vegetables. The land is divided into a few parcels of farmable land separated by … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2-4 ACRE FARM LAND – MAPLE RIDGE, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acre Parcel at Lohbrunner Community Farm – Langford, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 23, 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 Lohbrunner Community Farm has a 2 acre parcel of fertile farmland to lease out to a passionate farmer beginning in 2022! Located in Langford, BC, this opportunity is very close to dense urban development, and a solid customer base. The land at Lohbrunner is located on a seasonal (winter) floodplain. This results in a shorter growing season than most other farms in the area (roughly April/May-October) but … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 Acre Parcel at Lohbrunner Community Farm – Langford, BC

TRANSITION CASE STORY: LOHBRUNNER COMMUNITY FARM

Posted by Darcy Smith on March 16, 2021

Transition land trust - Lohbrunner Community Farm Coop members and Heather Pritchard are gathered on a snow bank with a forest in the background. Heather is holding a bunch of garlic.

THE COMBINED POWER OF CO-OPS AND TRUSTS at LOHBRUNNER COMMUNITY FARM, Vancouver Island, B.C. When community, co-ops and land trusts come together to save a piece of land, amazing things happen! This is the story of a farm that was saved by community support—and will be stewarded into the future by a co-operative. Located in Langford on Southern Vancouver Island, Lohbrunner Community Farm is a 13-acre farm held in trust by FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF), and managed by a co-operative of farmers and community members. The original farm homestead was an oasis of mixed fields, forest and wetlands tucked away in … Continue reading TRANSITION CASE STORY: LOHBRUNNER COMMUNITY FARM

LEASED: LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 ACRE MARKET GARDEN – DELTA

Posted by Fai Hui on March 15, 2021 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 1/2 acre parcel is part of a larger hops and sheep farm located on farmland just outside of Ladner. The fenced in plot has full sun all day, and access to water and electricity. The landowner plans to install irrigation for the plot and add an adjacent hoop house that will be made available for the farmers use. Compost made from brewery … Continue reading LEASED: LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 ACRE MARKET GARDEN – DELTA

Transition Case Story: GOOD EARTH FARM

Posted by Darcy Smith on March 08, 2021 5 Comments

Young Agrarians transition - A young man and an elder woman are seated together smiling at the camera

COMMUNITY LENDING  at GOOD EARTH FARM, Gabriola Island, B.C. What are you to do when you want to buy the farm but don’t qualify for a traditional mortgage? This is a story about how relationships and community can come together to support the next generation to buy the farm through private lending. Located on Gabriola Island, just off the city of Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, Good Earth Farm produces mixed vegetables on about three acres using regenerative growing practices. The original farmers, Rosheen Holland and Bob Shields, founded the farm in 1993 and ran it together for 22 years until … Continue reading Transition Case Story: GOOD EARTH FARM

LEASED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 9 Acres With Blueberries for Lease – Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on January 29, 2021 4 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 land opportunity in the Bradner-Mt Lehman area of Abbotsford offers approximately 9 acres in the ALR. The landholder has farmed blueberries on the land for over 4 decades, and lives there. About half the fields planted with mature, well-maintained, productive blueberries. There are two additional unirrigated fields that available that the current farmer has successfully cultivated with strawberries, raspberries, and other crops … Continue reading LEASED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 9 Acres With Blueberries for Lease – Abbotsford, BC

LEASED – Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden for lease in Abbotsford

Posted by Darcy Smith on January 14, 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 farm-within-a-farm is 0.25 acres of market garden space tucked away on a successful pastured poultry farm. There are established beds that have been cultivated with mixed vegetable crops in previous years, as well as a 20×20 greenhouse for planting and storage. The area is set up with an irrigation system, and the soil is healthy and nutrient-rich. There is a shared cold storage space that would be made … Continue reading LEASED – Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden for lease in Abbotsford