Tag Archives: Farm Tour

IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 07, 2022

On Sunday, October 23rd 2022, we gathered with 15 farm and tool enthusiasts for an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. Products are grown on the nearby leased plots and brought to the main farm site for processing and distribution. We enjoyed a light potluck harvest lunch, toured the farm and learned about the farming that they are doing on leased land to expand local food … Continue reading IN PHOTOS: 2022 Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 20, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. The thriving organic farm serves retail, Farmers Markets and consumers directly in the area through their CSA and on farm sales and also hosts one of three Kootenay Local Agricultural Society tool libraries. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, as well as affordable tool rentals available, join us for this … Continue reading OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

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 8, 2022: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on July 21, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm in Prince Rupert, BC! Rainbow End Farm is an intensive permaculture farmstead providing a wide variety of fruits and vegetables to the home, CSA members, and the local food bank. The farm doubled in size in response to empty food shelves in March 2020 and a renewed focus on local food security. Rainbow End Farm is situated on two city lots, the street margins and currently is in the process of expanding onto neighbour’s properties. In 2021, surplus production donated to the food bank rose to $7700 worth … Continue reading AUG 8, 2022: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at Rainbow End Farm

AUG 13, 2022: MCBRIDE, BC – LAND ACCESS AT THE ROBSON VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL!

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on July 20, 2022 2 Comments

We’re so excited to be in McBride, B.C. on August 13, 2022 for a full day of land access and music! Join us for a morning Community Farms workshop with Foodlands Cooperative of BC at the music festival grounds, followed by a Land Social at Legrand Farm, an exciting land opportunity with housing. The renowned Robson Valley Music Festival, which runs from August 12-14, is the cherry tomato on top – come to learn and network, stay to enjoy the tunes with Young Agrarians. Time to shine up your dancing shoes and your farm boots for an awesome weekend! 10:30-12 … Continue reading AUG 13, 2022: MCBRIDE, BC – LAND ACCESS AT THE ROBSON VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL!

JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 20, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC! A Rocha is a christian non-profit focused on caring for the environment through education, conservation science and sustainable agriculture. Their farm is about 2.5 acres with about half of their production in a no-till system (they just switched over this year!). Their primary focus is their CSA with 170 shares, but they also sell at their farm market on site, do a bit of wholesale and restaurant sales, and donate shares/produce to partner agencies through grants and donations. Their team varies quite a bit through … Continue reading JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm

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

EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 2022

We were thrilled to gather on Friday, May 13th, for a Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat and Dutch Girl Peonies in Beasley, B.C. (near Nelson), unceded and traditional territory of the Ktunaxa, Sinixt and Syilx Nations. Sixty-five wonderful humans joined us from across the Kootenay-Boundary from as far east as Cranbrook, as far north as Meadow Creek and as far west as Grand Forks! Thank you to our hosts, artists, farmers, vendors and everyone who joined us! The evening kicked off with an introduction circle (our largest one yet at a Kootenay regional Land Social!) and then we … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Land Social at Bear Spring Eco Retreat, Beasley BC