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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on November 14, 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 bio-diverse land (60-acres in total), from the early 1970’s until 2004, was the homestead of the co-founders of the international Greenpeace movement (Jim and Marie Bohlen), and was named “The Greenpeace Farm”. For the past 18 years, it was “The Hermitage” – a Buddhist retreat and meditation practice centre. The land offered space for a community garden and potato patch for the locals. In 2022, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Nature Nurture Refuge Seeks Community-Minded Farmers – Denman Island, BC

SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

Posted by Fai Hui on August 30, 2022 2 Comments

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm in Surrey, 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 Krystyna and Jason about Seed of Life Farm, a mixed vegetable and cut flower operation, on the former location of Zaklan Farm. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Krystyna and Jason were matched with Doug and Gemma of Zaklan Farm. Transition plans and … Continue reading SEP 24, 2022: Surrey, BC – Land Social and Potluck at Seed of Life Farm

AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

Posted by Fai Hui on August 04, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Common Acres in Squamish, 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, co-hosted with the Squamish Food Policy Council. With support from the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) has established the region’s first community farm on one acre of previously fallow ALR land on Easter Seals grounds, located centrally in Squamish, BC. Common Acres Community Farm subleased ¼ acre plots to … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Squamish, BC – Land Social at Common Acres

AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 21, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm in Saanich, B.C! Want to connect with fellow farmers and food lovers? Come out to take a break, share food, and nerd out on farming on August 14th! Farmer Katie runs Peas n’ Carrots Farm on leased land she accessed through the B.C. Land Matching Program. Now in her second full year on the land, she grows mixed vegetables for a CSA, her onsite farm stand and two farmers’ markets. Production is focused on the food staples that keep Katie’s family fed and ignite a passion for … Continue reading AUG 14, 2022: SAANICH, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Peas n’ Carrots Farm

AUG 7, 2022: ARMSTRONG, BC – Land Social at Pilgrims’ Produce

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 05, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Pilgrims’ Produce – with local live musicians Roots and Strings – in Armstrong, 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 and enjoy some live music, join us for the event.  Pilgrims’ Produce is a certified organic farm featuring fruit and nut orchards and 7 acres in market garden veggies – there’s lots to see here! The farm celebrated 30 years in 2021, and last year saw the land and farm … Continue reading AUG 7, 2022: ARMSTRONG, BC – Land Social at Pilgrims’ Produce

JUL 31, 2022: Chase, BC – Land Social at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm

Posted by Tessa Thompson on July 05, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm – featuring an extra special Puppet Show – in Chase, 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.  We’ll tour the farm, network, and look at the steps to building a successful land sharing relationship. Your regional Land Matcher will share information about how the B.C. Land Matching Program can help you find the perfect farmer for your land … Continue reading JUL 31, 2022: Chase, BC – Land Social at Honking Goose and Ikigai Farm

JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

Posted by Fai Hui on June 24, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor  Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows in Agassiz, B.C.! Miellie Meadows is a certified organic farm that supplies the local community with seasonal fruits, vegetables and specialty Items. The farm itself is situated on Agassiz’s high ground, and has been farmed organically for at least 57 years and counting. The current growing space consists of 7,000 square feet of garden beds, an 800 square foot unheated greenhouse, over 20 mature blueberry bushes, and boasts a 35 tree apple tree orchard from the famed Brae Island Heritage Apple Orchard in Fort Langley. With a sound and stable … Continue reading JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

Posted by Tessa Thompson on June 16, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries in Keremeos, 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 farmers Josh Brown, Erik Knechtel, David Lemieux, and Dejan Nad of Similkameen Nurseries Ltd., an organic nursery business specializing in fruit trees.  They are an operation on approx 20 acres of leased land. Established in 2015 in Cawston, BC, the business has grown to be one of the largest … Continue reading JUL 10, 2022: Keremeos, BC – Land Social and Farm Tour at Similkameen Nurseries

AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 10, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social at Wild Bee Florals in Courtenay, 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 farmer Thanu about Wild Bee Florals, a cut flower operation on two neighbouring properties in Courtenay, on a total of one acre of leased land. Thanu reached out to start a conversation about a search for land through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019 when she was planning her … Continue reading AUG 28, 2022: Courtenay, BC – Land Social at Wild Bee Florals

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