Tag Archives: British Columbia

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

Posted by Hailey Troock on July 28, 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 land opportunity is located on a 16 acre property in the hamlet of Johnson’s Landing, nestled in the west-facing mountain side at the northern end of Kootenay Lake, one hour from Kaslo or two hours from Nelson, on the East side. The Purcell Wilderness Conservancy backs the property and the Fry Creek Trail is near. The land can support mixed production, including vegetable, poultry and permaculture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land and homesteading in Johnsons Landing

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 -. … Continue reading Farmer Profile: Ruth Calduch growing Garlic on leased land, Prince George

FARM JOB: SAANICHTON, BC – Seed Manager, Saanich Organics

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 14, 2021

Saanich Organics, in Saanichton, BC, is seeking a Seed Manager! Saanich Organics is seeking a manager for its seed saving farm, Seeds of the Revolution, located in Saanichton. This is a full-time position with the option of time off in the winter. The ideal candidate is a hard worker with farming and seed growing background, and is ready for a self-directed but supported experience with the rad farmers of Saanich Organics! We are looking for someone who is positive, energetic, hardworking, and passionate about seed production and sustainable agriculture. Highly self-motivated and capable of working alone or managing a group. … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICHTON, BC – Seed Manager, Saanich Organics

FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Administrator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire an Administrator! Scope and Level Definition: Part time position, operating from a home office, performing administrative support functions for the B.C. Honey Producers Association and its Technology Transfer Program, including report generation, bookkeeping, payroll, general word processing, data entry. Functions and Responsibilities Performs reception and email duties for the program, receiving and relaying messages, and responding to email and telephone inquiries. Reports to the Tech Transfer Lead and BCHPA executive. Performs general word processing and data entry functions such as inputting information into relevant computer systems, maintaining relevant registers, and typing … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Administrator

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 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 he can grow tree fruit in addition to his row crops. It is certified … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn Key Market Garden Operation, 1.5 acres in Summerland, B.C

FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire a Tech Transfer Lead! Lead Position Description BC Honey Producers Association is initiating a multi-year Technology Transfer Program to benefit the bee industry of the province. We are seeking someone to lead the effort, starting this summer. This lead will have and maintain knowledge of bee industry challenges and potential solutions, and as directed by a steering committee, will pursue and implement appropriate solutions in fields which may include Integrated Management of bee pests and diseases, advancements in queen rearing, increased success in winter survival of colonies, develop training and BMPs … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located just north of downtown Salmo and about 30 minutes south of Nelson. The property borders the Salmo River and is located just off the highway. The flat field area being offered for lease is about three acres in size with sunny exposure. The land is unfenced but there is a well on the property and a water license application in progress. ABOUT … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres flat field in Salmo

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 land opportunity is located in Krestova, a small community in the Crescent Valley about 15 minutes from both Castlegar and Nelson. The sunny property is mostly cleared of trees and unfenced. It is located on a plateau in central Krestova with a slightly sloping aspect and well-draining soil. The area available is about 2 acres but the property is on community water so there is limited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

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