Tag Archives: Cowichan Valley

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 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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden/Cafe/Cidery Potential – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 14, 2020 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 We have lived on our 5 acre property on Quamichan Lake for twenty years and have grazed sheep for the past 7 years and have a small orchard. Approximately 1-2.5 flat acres with full exposure can be made available to a farmer this market garden/cafe/cidery venture. The local soils are a heavier soil with clay underlay. Municipal power and water is available as well as a well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden/Cafe/Cidery Potential – North Cowichan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Aquaponic Greenhouse with Half Acre of Field Space – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 14, 2020

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 36×80 heated greenhouse is fully set up and ready to go with an aquaponic growing system. Previously home to Raincoast Aquaponics, the system has been successfully producing food since 2012 and up until this fall, averaging 30,000 units of produce and 1200 pounds of rainbow trout per year. The system still has propane tank and heat pump set up, with grow lights for winter growing, as … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Aquaponic Greenhouse with Half Acre of Field Space – North Cowichan, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Digable Roots

Posted by Melanie Buffel on December 02, 2020

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. We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Megan Henwood and Callum Bottrell  are the owners of Digable Roots in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island and are participants in the 2020 Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Network Program. What were … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Digable Roots

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 26, 2020

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 established garden has been in production for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over. Beds are semi-permanent and somewhat raised and have been amended with organic inputs. An irrigation system is in place. Two cold frame greenhouses are set up, one with benches for growing in trays or pots, the other in the garden with a great trellising system (ideal for … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Field for Farm Use – Cobble Hill, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 15, 2020

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 About a quarter acre of field space, easily accessible by driveway and close to a main road, yet tucked behind mature trees, is cleared and ready for use. The landowner is open to clearing additional space (perhaps up to an additional quarter acre) as well if needed, as well as erecting deer fencing. A high capacity well is available to the field for whatever irrigation is needed. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Field for Farm Use – Cobble Hill, BC