Tag Archives: Cowichan Valley

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Potential – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on January 26, 2023

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. We’ve grazed sheep for the past 7 years, and have a small orchard. During the spring-summer months, there are beehives along the edge of the field tended by a leasing beekeeper. Approximately 2 flat acres with full exposure can be made available to a farmer this season for market gardening. The local soils … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Potential – North Cowichan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 17, 2022

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 Two areas on this quiet, rural property are available for production. Both are easily accessible from the property’s driveway. – Approximately 1/4 acre field space at the back of the property is adjacent to woodland and currently unmanaged. Vegetation is grasses and a few small bushes. The area is partially livestock fenced, and water access is from a productive dug well. The land is mostly flat … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space on Quiet Property for Food Production – Duncan, BC

JUNE 5, 2022: Mill Bay, BC – Land Social at Hayward Farms

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 06, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Hayward Farms in Mill Bay, 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.  Come learn from leasing farmers Ron and Morgan about Hayward Farms, a mixed livestock and vegetable operation on 22 acres of leased land. Established in 2017 in Sooke, the business is now in its sixth year. Ron and Morgan were looking to relocate their business from their original site when they reached out for … Continue reading JUNE 5, 2022: Mill Bay, BC – Land Social at Hayward Farms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 22, 2022

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 make use of about 5200 sqft, or 1/8 acre, on a beautiful, quiet hobby farm in Cobble Hill. The space is currently in grass and has been grazed by goats. There is potential to expand into an additional nearly 0.5 acre of pasture space if needed in the future once the landholders no longer have their livestock. Water is from a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing Space with Shared Greenhouse and Seasonal Cabin – Cobble Hill, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 Acre Established Blueberry Orchard – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 16, 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 6 acre blueberry orchard is planted on a peat bog, so is self-irrigating. The bushes are very large and well established, and require pruning each winter (usually done starting in January). The orchard fully deer fenced and is located in a quiet area surrounded by forest, up a road from the landholders home. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landowners have been running this operation for many … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 Acre Established Blueberry Orchard – Duncan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre with Market Garden, Fruit Trees, Greenhouses and more – Ladysmith, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 16, 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 productive, well maintained mixed 1 acre farm is looking for a leasing farmer to continue to steward the land. All natural practices have been used throughout. Access is from road at the south end of the property, and the farmable space runs to the north – approximately 400 feet long, including space occupied by small outbuildings and greenhouses in the centre of the farm. Cultivatable … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 Acre with Market Garden, Fruit Trees, Greenhouses and more – Ladysmith, BC

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