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LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on March 10, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Our pastoral, peaceful small farm has acreage available for market gardening, forage or grain production. We have enjoyed the past decade on this property learning about food production (vegetable and fruit, beef, laying hens, meat birds, animal feed) and land management techniques including permaculture, soil building and crop/pasture rotation. Being an older couple with lots on the go, we feel we are limited in fully realizing the potential of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage Open to Ideas – Black Creek, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 11 Acres of Pasture and Barn – Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 20, 2020 1 Comment

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Eleven acres of hay field is for lease and open to ideas! A large barn with a loft is also available. The land has been used for hoses, goats and pigs in the past, but has only been hayed in recent years. Well and municipal water is available for farm use. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landowner is open to different farming ideas and is looking forward to starting conversations. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 11 Acres of Pasture and Barn – Central Saanich, BC

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 31, 2020

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Parry Bay Sheep Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a pair of farm workers, ideally either a couple or friends, for the 2020 season! ABOUT PARRY BAY SHEEP FARM We produce lambs, hay, some grain and meat birds. We operate on multiple properties of leased land in the Victoria area. We operate a slaughterhouse for lambs, do a meat box, go to a farmers market and have a farm store. We wholesale to butcher shops and restaurants. We partner in a lot of these operations with a farm that grows pigs. We are not an organic farm, but try to … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Farm Workers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020 1 Comment

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Terra Nostra Farm sits on 14 acres next to Myrtle Creek, five minutes South of Powell River. We cultivate 2 productive acres and a large greenhouse with a diverse mix of certified organic vegetables. Our produce is sold on the farm and locally through farmer’s markets, restaurants, and supermarkets. We currently have a 2 acre field that we are not using. We would love to share this with a hard working farmer who is dedicated to local, organic, or regenerative agriculture!  We would like to see more vegetable production, animals and fruit are also options. The land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres with market gardening mentorship for lease – Powell River, BC

EDUCATION: Market Gardener Training Program – Port Alberni, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020

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Market Gardener Training Program April 2020 – September 2020 The Market Gardener Training Program is designed to create Market Gardeners interested in growing produce for markets. Beginning in early April, students will embark on a five-month long Market Gardener practical skills training that begins at the North Island College, Redford Rd. Campus in Port Alberni learning plant and soil biology applying agroecological farming practices. You will then be engaged in learning greenhouse management methods at the college and the Shelter Farm, involving greenhouse plant propagation and how to prepare seedlings for planting in the Market Garden. As the season progresses most of your … Continue reading EDUCATION: Market Gardener Training Program – Port Alberni, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Organic Market Garden Business Lease Opportunity – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 30, 2020

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Ready for the next step? Looking for a young person or couple who are ready for the next step in their farming career.  Ideally you have apprenticed in market gardening for a number of years and have most recently been a successful farm manager or have a business plan of your own that you are ready to move forward with.  If you are now ready to take the next step in running your own market gardening business then we’d love to talk to you and hear your plans.  Ideally, you have experience with planning, managing, and directing … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Organic Market Garden Business Lease Opportunity – Salt Spring Island, BC

Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 03, 2020

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Farmers work hard, and the conversation around farmer stress and burnout is not a new one. Young Agrarians hears about these challenges from farmers all the time – there is a huge burden on farmers to be superheroes! We know how much loving care you put into your crops and animals, and want to support you in caring for yourself as well. As you (hopefully!) take a bit of time off this winter, we wanted to share some resources with you that might be helpful in building up a toolbox of supports for your health and wellness this winter, in the 2020 season, and beyond! … Continue reading Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre established market garden for lease – Cowichan Bay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 01, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This one acre market garden has been farmed organically for the past 5 seasons, and is now available for a new farmer to keep it in production! This is a turn key operation with everything you need to have a productive growing season: three greenhouses and 8 raised beds with poly covers offer plenty of protected season extension/heat loving growing space, irrigation systems are in place, there is shed … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre established market garden for lease – Cowichan Bay, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Vacant Market Garden with Greenhouse, Barn and Blueberries for Lease – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on October 23, 2019

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This opportunity used to be a productive farm, consisting of a market garden producing non-certified organic vegetables on about 2 acres, 1 acre of blueberries, as well as laying hens and meat chickens. The land is flat and fertile and currently in grass which is grazed by one horse. Deer fencing is in place around the full 2 acre field, as well as an additional lower field (which is very … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Vacant Market Garden with Greenhouse, Barn and Blueberries for Lease – Duncan, BC

DEC 1, 2019: Cowichan, BC – VANCOUVER ISLAND LAND LINK

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 30, 2019

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VANCOUVER ISLAND LAND LINKING WORKSHOP Date: Sunday, December 1, 2019 | 1-6PM Location: The HUB at Cowichan Station – 2375 Koksilah Road, Duncan, BC QUW’UTSUN TERRITORY Please RSVP: Register now Facebook: Don’t forget to join the Facebook event  to share with your community and coordinate ride sharing in the discussion! Questions about this event, or about the B.C. Land Matching Program? Reach out to our Vancouver Island Land Matcher, Azja at: azja@youngagrarians.org. Land Linking Workshop: Networking, Land Access Arrangements, B.C. Land Matching Program & Farmer Q&A! GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join … Continue reading DEC 1, 2019: Cowichan, BC – VANCOUVER ISLAND LAND LINK