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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Sunny 1 acre for lease in Creston, BC

Posted by Nyree Marsh on March 18, 2024

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 One acre of gently sloped land is available at the edge of Creston, BC in the rural neighbourhood of Canyon. The available land is a gentle, western-facing slope with excellent sun exposure that has been regularly cut for hay over the past several years. The soil is silty clay and a small spring runs through the edge of the lower pasture.  ABOUT THE … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Sunny 1 acre for lease in Creston, BC

FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

Posted by Nyree Marsh on January 22, 2024

Are you a rancher wondering what transition looks like for you? Do you have farmland that isn’t being cultivated? Are you farming land without a formal agreement? Are you interested in sharing farmland and don’t know how to get started? ASK A LAND MATCHER! Join Land Matcher Nyree Marsh to network and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) can support you. Nyree will share information and answer questions about leasing land, the land matching process and farm transition. Kip Cantrell of Thistle Farm will join Nyree to share his experience with the BCLMP and talk about farming … Continue reading FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

FARM JOBS: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Agricultural Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 26, 2022

The Lower Kootenay Band in Creston, BC is seeking two Agricultural Workers for the 2022 growing season! POSITION TITLE: Agricultural Worker CLASSIFICATION: Temporary Casual  TERM: 2022 Growing Season WAGE: Starting at minimum wage, depending on qualifications POSITION SUMMARY The Agricultural worker, under the direction of the Farm Manager, will primarily be responsible to plant, monitor and harvest agricultural products. The Agricultural worker must possess ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands. Certifications and/or licences appropriate to industry are assets. REPORTING This position reports to the directly to the Farm Supervisor. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assist in a variety of tasks related to … Continue reading FARM JOBS: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Agricultural Worker

FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Beef Cow/Calf Herdsperson, Farm Labourer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2022 2 Comments

Lower Kootenay Band, in Creston, BC is seeking a Beef Cow/Calf Herdsperson, Farm Labourer! JOB POSTING – Beef Cow/Calf Herdsperson, Farm Labourer CLASSIFICATION – Permanent TERM – 30 hours week, ability to work flexible hours, weekends and longer days Salary – $20/hr Position Summary The Beef Cow/Calf Herdsman (the “employee”), under the guidance of the Agricultural Business Coordinator, will be responsible for overseeing the cow/calf beef operation and to assist with various aspects of the mixed farm production. The employee must possess the ability to prioritize and manage conflicting demands. Type of Farm Operations Beef cow/calf Production Mixed Farm Production … Continue reading FARM JOB: CRESTON, BC – Lower Kootenay Band, Beef Cow/Calf Herdsperson, Farm Labourer

EVENT RECAP: Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 28, 2022 1 Comment

On Sunday, November 14th, the eighth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club series took place virtually, offering viewers at home a tour of the Kootenay Farms Food Hub in Creston, unceded traditional territory of the Yaqan Nukiy. This event was a collaboration with Fields Forward Society. The tour provided an inside look at the new facility providing access to community-based processing equipment at affordable rates and an opportunity to ask the Hub’s Project Manager questions by chat on Zoom. The Kootenay Farms Regional Food Hub produces juices from fruits and vegetables, packaged vegetables for institutions, bottle jams, freeze-dry … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 flat, unfenced acres in Creston

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 07, 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 The landholders of this opportunity in the Creston Valley are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for a market garden or hay/forage. The property currently is currently used for hay production. The property is located between Creston and Wynndel, just off the highway. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden though water capacity is limited so choosing the right crops and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 flat, unfenced acres in Creston

NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

Posted by Hailey Troock on October 19, 2021

You’re invited to a virtual tour of the NEW Kootenay Farms Food Hub in Creston presented by Young Agrarians and Fields Forward Society. This is the eighth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The goal of this tour is to provide farmers and food producers in the region with an inside look at the new facility … Continue reading NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 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 landholders of this opportunity in the Creston Valley, in Wynndel,  are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for market garden and perennial production. The property currently has alpacas and hogs and a shared fenced garden area that is ready to grow! ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden in the already fenced area, which is also irrigated. The owners of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Fields Forward Society, Food Processing Assistants

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 28, 2021

Fields Forward Society in Creston, BC is seeking Food Processing Assistants! ABOUT Fields Forward Society Fields Forward is opening a Regional Food Hub in the Creston Valley. This exciting project will be a model for other food hubs that open in the Columbia Basin. The Food Hub will expand on the successes of the Kootenay Mobile Press, providing juicing services as well as an automated bottling line, dehydrating, and various other food processing equipment. The purpose of the Food Hub is to help Kootenay region food and farm businesses to grow and innovate by giving them access to community-based processing … Continue reading FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Fields Forward Society, Food Processing Assistants

FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Morris Flowers Garden Centre, Assistant Grower

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2021

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Morris Flowers Garden Centre in Creston, BC is seeking a permanent Assistant Grower! ABOUT Morris Flowers Garden Centre The Garden Centre has been in operation for about 50 years, we are a mixed operation of a Garden Centre, nursery, Greenhouse, and flower shop. We also have a mixed garden, we also have 5000 acres of farm land that is used for hay, grain, tree fruits, berries and cattle production. We sell direct to consumer, export, wholesale and retail, resorts and restaurants. We use all sorts of machinery, from small hand tools to large equipment. The people of yaqan nukiy have … Continue reading FARM JOB: Creston, BC – Morris Flowers Garden Centre, Assistant Grower