Tag Archives: British Columbia

APPRENTICESHIPS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021

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Salt & Harrow Farm in Tsawwassen, BC is seeking Organic Farm Apprentices for the 2021 season! About Salt & Harrow Farm Salt & Harrow Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm opening a new location in Tsawwassen, BC. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, with over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at six farmers markets, to restaurants, our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a full-choice membership program. We hope our food is a reflection of the place in which it is grown and the joy we take in growing it. By caring … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm

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

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

Posted by Jolene Swain on January 28, 2021

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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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Organic Market Garden for Farm Gate & CSA

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 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 This land opportunity is located on the 6 mile bench about 10 minutes east of Nelson on the north shore of the west arm of Kootenay Lake. In the upper portion of the property is a fenced orchard consisting of roughly 30 cherry trees which is being expanded. The gardens are about one acre in size with south facing exposure and full deer fence surrounding it. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Organic Market Garden for Farm Gate & CSA

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 land opportunity is located on a commercial farm in the Columbia Valley, between Golden and Radium, in the rural community of Spillamacheen. The property is immediately adjacent to the Pacific Flyway & Columbia Wetlands. The land has several pasture gardens, including 3x 15′ by 50′ tilled gardens and one 15′ by 25′ bed, with two Farmer’s Friend caterpillars/hoop houses developed and negotiable. There are also at … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden for Farm Gate & Farm-to-Table Cafe

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 unfenced acres for market garden in Shoreacres

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 The landowners of this rural residential property in Shoreacres, between Nelson and Castlegar, are looking for the right farmer/s to grow a market garden on their 2 acres of unfenced, flat land.  The land is flat with good sun exposure and has access to water for irrigation from an on-site well. To be put into production, the land would need to be fenced, tilled and the soil … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 unfenced acres for market garden in Shoreacres

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 The land owners of this opportunity near Golden are looking for the right farmer/s and food producers to take over the management of the licensed meat cutting and wrapping facility they operated for years. It is the only one located in the region. The land has a small orchard for livestock, 2 large gardens with herbs and veggies and lots of room for additional gardens and a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Licensed Meat Cutting and Wrapping Facility near Golden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 18, 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 Located about 40 minutes from Nelson, BC, the landowner of this 70 acre property in the Slocan Valley is looking for like-minded and experienced farmers to help with food forest planting and developing garden spaces, as well as mushroom-log cutting and inoculating and many other side projects. The land is largely forested up the hillside above the Slocan River, with a few opening on the benches above … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 70 Off-Grid Acres for Food Forest and Farming in the Slocan Valley