Tag Archives: Cowichan Valley

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6.5 Acre Blueberry Orchard with On-Farm Store – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on October 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 is an opportunity to lease 6.5 acres of blueberry orchard in a low-lying, fertile peat bog in the heart of the Cowichan Valley. The bushes are very well established and were planted in approximately the 1970s and 1990s. The peat soils hold water very well, and the orchard usually does not need irrigation, but flood irrigation infrastructure is in place. The perimeter of the orchard is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6.5 Acre Blueberry Orchard with On-Farm Store – North Cowichan, BC

SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2021

You’re invited to a Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots in Duncan, B.C.! Welcome to all those interested in fresh food and a full-circle farm experience. Farmers Meg and Callum are offering a farm fresh, farm-to-food cart lunch and tour of their farm on leased land they found through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019. Come connect with the Cowichan Valley farming community and see what these farmers have been up to! Megan and Callum are Digable Roots, and grow vegetables and herbs and raise pigs, chickens and ducks. As well as being a farm, they are … Continue reading SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Mesachie Lake, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 26, 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 3 acre property is tucked away near Lake Cowichan, in the community of Mesachie Lake. About one acre of the land is taken up by a pond, about one acre for the house, outbuildings and yard, and at least one acre of the remaining forested space is available for an agricultural vision. The available space is accessed by a side road, the frontage of which could … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Beautiful Forested Acre for Agricultural Use – Mesachie Lake, BC

AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 13, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms in Duncan, 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.  Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Ashley and Carla are Wild Style Farms, growing flowers and vegetables on 2 acres of leased land at Affinity Guesthouse in Cowichan Bay. The guesthouse land has been farmed for years by various farm operations, and … Continue reading AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Three Acre Field with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 11, 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 An approximately 3 acre field on this oceanfront Ladysmith property is available for lease. The field is currently in hay and has approximately 1 acre of 1-2 year old Christmas trees planted which could be removed if the leasing farmer has a production plan that would require the whole field, to be discussed. Livestock fencing is in place around the perimeter of the field, which is flat … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Three Acre Field with Full Exposure – Ladysmith, 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

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Flora & Fungi Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on March 01, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! JJ White is the farmer at Flora & Fungi Farm, and they are mentored by Andrew Rushmere of Glenora Farm. Where do you farm? I am … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Flora & Fungi Farm

[FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2021

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This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Blog Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking 3 Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Dancing Dandelion Farms, Flower & Vegetable Farm Crew Member

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 06, 2021

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Dancing Dandelion Farms in Duncan, BC is seeking a Flower and Vegetable Farm Crew Member for the 2021 season! ABOUT Dancing Dandelion Farms Are you looking to learn more about growing food, flowers and running a market gardening business? Dancing Dandelion Farms is looking for a full-time seasonal worker to join our crew for 2021. We are Kailli and Zach and we own a 5 acre farm located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley. We are surrounded by wineries and mountains, and are only a short drive to lakes, rivers and the ocean. We have a diverse farm focusing on cut … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Dancing Dandelion Farms, Flower & Vegetable Farm Crew Member

FARM JOBS: DUNCAN, BC – Green Fire Farm, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 16, 2020

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Green Fire Farm in Duncan, BC is hiring multiple Field Crew Members for the 2021 season! About Green Fire Farm Green Fire Farm is a diverse, 40-acre family farm producing certified organic vegetables, flowers, fruits, hay, and raising livestock on pasture rotations. We are located in the Cowichan Valley, not far from the trans-Canada trail, some excellent swimming holes, and the active, yet still easy to get around, downtown of Duncan. For our production scale, we rely on a mixed set of tractors and implements, as well as hand tools well designed for the task. We sell at farmers markets, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: DUNCAN, BC – Green Fire Farm, Field Crew